Category Archives: Conscience Rights

Big Victory for Medical Conscience in Norway

By Wesley J. Smith As the bioethics movement’s most prominent members write stridently in favor of stripping medical professionals of conscience rights in the world’s most respected medical journals, as the New York Times shrieks in horror

Story makes clear why pro-abortionists so loathe those who protect the unborn and the “unalienable rights of conscience and religious freedom”

By Dave Andrusko This post won’t be long but I think it might be helpful. Rewire.com is a pro-abortion site whose pro-abortion militancy is matched only by the hysteria with which it treats pro-life legislation and pro-life

The “medical Conscience” civil rights movement

By Wesley J. Smith Until recently, healthcare was not culturally controversial. Medicine was seen as primarily concerned with extending lives, curing diseases, healing injuries, palliating symptoms, birthing babies, and promoting wellness—and hence, as a sphere in which

Win for conscientious objection in Norway

Doctor vindicated By Michael Cook Norway’s Supreme Court has ruled  in favour of conscientious objection and freedom of conscience for doctors. The Court found that Dr Katarzyna Jachimowicz acted within her rights when refusing to insert IUDs

Big Victory for Medical Conscience in Norway

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D. As the bioethics movement’s most prominent members write stridently in favor of stripping medical professionals of conscience rights in the world’s most respected medical journals, as the New York Times shrieks in

Doctor wins landmark pro-life conscience rights case in Norway

By Dorothy Cummings McLean OSLO, Norway, October 15, 2018 – The Norwegian Supreme Court has made history by upholding a Polish physician’s right not to dispense abortion-inducing devices. The court set a new precedent for freedom of

Supreme Court of Norway tells health authorities to respect right of conscientious objection for medical professionals in their employment

By Dave Andrusko Last November we reposted a story from the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children which announced that Katarzyna Jachimowicz, an experienced Polish Catholic physician who had moved to Norway in response to a

EPC urges Ontario Government to protect Conscience Rights for health professionals

Editor’s note. This article was published by the Catholic Register on July 31 and reposted at the website of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC). A petition demanding conscience rights for doctors who oppose assisted suicide is the first

In Defense of Medical Conscience Rights

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at Plough Magazine. Dr. Mark Hobart, a Catholic physician in Melbourne, Australia, is opposed to abortion. Not only is it contrary to his

“Ethicist” says that conscientious objection to abortion should be banned because it might be “murder”

By Jonathon Van Maren Back in July, I noted that abortion activists in Latin America have become increasingly frustrated with the fact that even where abortion is legalized, very few doctors are willing to carry out the

EPC urges Ontario Government to protect Conscience Rights for health professionals

Editor’s note. This article was published by the Catholic Register on July 31 and reposted at the blog of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. A petition demanding conscience rights for doctors who oppose assisted suicide is the first

Wesley Smith warns NRLC 2018 about campaign to force pro-lifers out of medicine

By Dave Andrusko After listening to pro-life bioethicist Wesley J. Smith at Saturday’s open general session of NRLC 2018, you came away fully aware that the title—“Will pro-life doctors and nurses be driven out of Medicine?”—accurately conveys