Let me put it another way: people are being forced, by law, to perform an act they believe violates their religious convictions.
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
a. fight it through changing the laws.
b. follow the law.
c. get the hell out of the public sector and go work for someone else.
Either way, they're whining at this point. They need to do something about it besides whining, or shut the **** up.
I don't know what scientists you are talking about, but without consensus they are meaningless, and there is no consensus.