Trump's 'conscience protection' rule faces yet another lawsuit  

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The Trump administration faces another major lawsuit over its "conscience protection" rule, which will allow healthcare workers to deny care based on religious beliefs beginning on July 22, according to a report from The Hill.

The latest lawsuit was filed June 11 in the Southern District of New York by advocacy groups including the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association. The groups want the rule to be declared unconstitutional on the grounds that it allows for and encourages discrimination, according to the report.

The lawsuit also notes that the rule establishes "a virtually absolute obligation to accommodate employee objections, regardless of impact," according to the law.

The rule faces several similar lawsuits in California and New York.

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