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Colorado Attorney General backs hospitals' sale despite church conflict

The Denver Post, December 31, 2007
The proposed sale of two Exempla Healthcare hospitals--Lutheran and Good Samaritan--won approval from state Attorney General John Suthers despite a conflict over services banned by the Catholic Church. The opinion sparked an outcry from community organizations opposing the loss of services such as abortions, forms of sterilization including tubal ligation and vasectomies, and emergency contraception pills.