Holy Owned

Is it fair for a Catholic hospital to impose its morals on patients?

Zina Campos, 34, didn't intend to heed the biblical injunction to be fruitful and multiply. It just kind of happened. She was raised a Roman Catholic, but gave little thought to the Good Book when she had her first child at 17. Before long, though, she joined a gang and had fallen into the habit of having babies. She has eight kids and another due any day. "I didn't know a lot about birth control," Campos says. She has since studied her options and decided on a tubal ligation: a common procedure, usually performed after delivery, that permanently prevents pregnancy. "It...

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