Tag Archives: conscience

Opposing Medical Conscience with a Soft Touch

By Wesley J. Smith When the Department of Health and Human Services announced its intention to create a new office to emphasize the protection of medical conscience, the screaming from the usual suspects was so loud one

Protecting nurses’ conscience: a non-negotiable in the final FY 2018 spending bill

By Rep. Diane Black (R-TENN.) and Sandra Rojas Editor’s Note. This first appeared in The Hill. “I solemnly swear to do no harm.” We took this oath more than 40 years ago when we became nurses. We

Court Ruling a Hopeful Sign for Pro-Life Nurses, Docs in Illinois

By Jay Hobbs An Illinois nurse who was muscled out of her job because she wouldn’t participate in abortions is now one step closer to fighting her case before a jury of her peers. Sandra (Mendoza) Rojas

Medical Establishment Opposes Conscience

By Wesley J. Smith The laws and regulations of the United States protect medical professionals from being forced to participate in abortion and sterilization and other procedures against their religious beliefs by prohibiting discrimination in employment. The

The right of conscientious objection goes to the heart of medical practice as a moral activity

By Dave Andrusko We’ve covered the battle over freedom of conscience without fail for decades. Beyond an absolute “right” to abortion on demand, paid for by you and me and “normalizing abortion,” pro-abortionists want most of all

No One Should Be Forced to Participate in Abortion

By Greg Schleppenbach In early November, three brave nurses came to Washington, D.C. to tell their disturbing stories of coercion to members of Congress and the public–about how they were forced to choose between participating in abortion

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

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

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

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