Tag Archives: conscience

Ontario doctors fight law forcing them to help kill their patients

By Lianne Laurence TORONTO — An Ontario policy that forces doctors to refer patients for euthanasia and abortion, even when it’s against their conscience or religion, was challenged in court last week. Five Christian doctors and three doctors’ groups argued

The Weight of Conscience

Conscientious objection needs to be protected By Paul Russell, Director, HOPE, Australia As the Victorian Ministerial Advisory Panel on “assisted dying” makes ready to release its interim report sometime in April, The Age newspaper turned its attention to the matter of

No one who believes abortion is wrong should ever be forced to participate in the killing of a fellow human being.

Imagine being forced, against your will, to participate in abortion – the deliberate killing of an innocent child. That would never happen in America, right? Wrong! A long-standing federal law known as the Weldon Amendment exists to guarantee that health

Abortion, medical residents, and how they overcome pangs of conscience

By Dave Andrusko Sarah Terzo’s excerpt from a study that appeared last summer inspired me to revisit the personal stories from young residents that appeared in the July issue of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, under the headline “Four