First, Sr. Dede Byrne, MD talks about her work offering free medical care to underserved communities in DC and how her medical license was threatened when she refused to receive the COVID-19 vaccine against her conscience.
Then the lawyer who helped her defend her conscience rights, Christopher Ferrara, talks about his work in conscience rights and religious freedom litigation and the state of protections in the US today.
Top 3 Takeaways:
- As Sr. Dede said, “Be prepared, but don’t be afraid.”
- She stood up to the giant, and not only did she win, but she opened the way for others to win the same fight.
- Perseverance is key. Don’t give up fighting for what you believe is right.