Originally Posted by TonyR
The hospital should have denied the request. They should have explained that they were an equal opportunity employer and would not remove a nurse from her/his assignment based on race. That was their policy. If the patient didn't like this policy they were free to choose a different hospital.
This. They wouldn't be abandoning the baby or the mother and if they chose another hospital, that's their choice. What if all the nurses had been black? I don't know if I agree with a lawsuit unless it's a class action though. I do agree that the hospital is probably in trouble.