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Hospital Bars Black Nurse From Caring for Newborn


World  (tags: world, usa, humanrights, ACTION, RACISM )

Rose
- 556 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: The Board of Managers at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan Goal: Apologize to nurse Tonya Battle for supporting decision to bar her from caring for a newborn based on her race Tonya Battle has been a nurse at Hurley Medical Center



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Yvonne F. (170)
Friday February 22, 2013, 2:05 am
Beyond words! What century are we living in? Signed, of course! Thanks Rose
 

Dana H. (229)
Friday February 22, 2013, 7:16 am
signed & noted Ty Rose
 

Kerstin Strobl (340)
Friday February 22, 2013, 7:26 am
signed, thank you Rose
 

Vivien Green (150)
Friday February 22, 2013, 7:36 am
Signed and shared Rose thank you.
 

Penny C. (79)
Friday February 22, 2013, 8:23 am
Disgraceful!!!Done.
 

alicia m. (100)
Friday February 22, 2013, 10:29 am
the only race is human race, noted,signed, gracias
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Friday February 22, 2013, 2:32 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Past Member (0)
Friday February 22, 2013, 7:14 pm
Signed, thanks.
 

annie statton (372)
Friday February 22, 2013, 7:53 pm
Horrible beyond belief .
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday February 22, 2013, 7:58 pm
Signed. Thanks Rose.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday February 22, 2013, 9:14 pm
OMG Bloody oath I signed
 

VinnieSick m. (330)
Friday February 22, 2013, 9:18 pm
So Signed.. Yvonne, we are in the 21st Century. WTF.. I know what I'd like to do to this swaztica tattoed white trash. Grrr
 

Shawna S. (43)
Friday February 22, 2013, 9:58 pm
So why not back your long time trusted employee and say "Sir, then find another hospital"? Hypocrites!!!

As for the biggot...FU!!
 

John Gregoire (255)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:11 am
over the top -thanks for the alert
 

Gabriele R. (29)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:24 am
I am sooo angry,how on earth can this still happen? What would they have done if the newborn needed a doctor and there was only a black doctor available? This kind of humiliating discrimination is well out of order and should not be accepted.
 

Ro H. (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 7:26 am
What year is this??? Or Century!
 

Karen B. (39)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:54 pm
Signed....How rude..and sad...
 

Joanne Dixon (38)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:54 pm
I couldn't believe my eyes. Didn't we fight a war to defeat the party of the left-handed swastika? I'm sure we did - my father was in it. Well, we now know the hospital staff are closet racists.
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:17 pm
Disgust and disbelief that such racism still exist!
 

Birgit W. (144)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:40 pm
Signed
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 3:19 pm
Thanks Rose--signed and sent.
 

Candy H. (6)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 4:31 pm
Thanks Rose -signed.
 

Judith C. (107)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:01 pm
Signed, thank you Rose.
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:03 pm
This woman may be black but she's far better educated then this obviously uneducated and ignorant hate spewing baffoon. Charge him with hate crimes. This is the 21st century for God's sake.
 

Anne K. (129)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:08 pm
So if the baby were choking and needed immediate care, would the father rather let the baby die than have a black nurse rescue the baby? Too bad the father hadn't been castrated. Bad genes. The baby will have the dumbass as a "role model".
 

g d c. (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:18 pm
iIs he kidding???
why did he even choose this hospital, then???
Sheesh!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 9:16 pm
signed
 

Nola g. (5)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 10:01 pm
OMG, that poor nurse after 25 yrs of working there. Sure is a horrible world we live in.
That nazi should have been told to take his child somewhere else if they didnt like the colour of the nurses.
Peope like to think that things like this dont happen all the time. They do, people are just better at hiding their true faces.
That child will grow up just like the scum bag that fathered him.
 

Tom Edgar (56)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:04 pm
Having been somewhat involved in W W 2 my reaction to the Swastika and the acceptance by the Hospital of the custom of that member of the Evil Axis is evidence that they too are Fascists. Would he, and they, also bar a white Jewish nurse, or would he only allow a true Aryan Doctor and Nurse to attend? You know a true Fair haired, handsome, clear blue eyed, slim, tall, true member of the Aryan race. Fair just like Hitler. Slim just like Hermann Goerring, tall just like Goebells and the oh so handsome clear blue eyed model, he would be just like Heinrich Himmler. Tom Edgar
 

Colleen L. (2)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:43 pm
Petition signed. I've never heard of such horse crap! How dare them. They give her a job and then cherry pick whom or what she does. The hospital should be fined a hefty fine and put on alert. As for the father, he needs to have his head checked. If he's going to be like this now, what will he be like when the child goes to school and have a black teacher? He is crazy. Thanks Rose
 

june t. (65)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 1:48 am
Nurse Battle's lawsuit has already been settled according to this article
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/02/22/hospital-settles-discrimination-suit/1940575/

 

Shirley B. (5)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 11:06 am
Signed, TY Rose.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:03 pm
is this 2012 wow??This ignorant idiot should have been escorted to jail for a hate crime and the hospital should ave stood up for their nurse. SHE should sue the hospital
 

Gloria H. (88)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:20 pm
a hospital can't force a patient to stay, or get medical treatment. Too bad they can't charge Daddy-o a special fee for having his pick of nurses...putting a white nurse on overtime and handing him the bill.
So how is this nut going to know whose blood he may receive after someone clunks him out with baseball bat and he needs a transfusion? White blood cells only and not red ones?
How does he know the handle on the men's room was recently touched by a non-white? (everyone has got to "go" sometime)
Does he live in a protective bubble of ignorance?
 

Ancil S. (175)
Monday February 25, 2013, 12:45 am
How despicable!
 

Arwen Woods (207)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:01 pm
That despicable right supremacist moron should have been grateful that a nurse like Tonya was there to care for his child. I pity that child growing up in that environment.
 
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