Analysis: AMA’s lawsuit to protect patient-physician relationships, free speech, might have merit

The AMA and two women’s health organizations recently sued the state of North Dakota, claiming North Dakota’s compelled speech laws threaten patient-doctor relationships by “inflicting irreparable harm on patients and forcing physicians to violate their obligation to give honest and informed advice” and breach the First Amendment.
A legal expert told Healio Primary Care the lawsuit may suggest a strategy the medical community feels compelled to take as more state governments involve themselves in health care matters.
Lawsuit centers on science, definitions
The lawsuit

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