By Michael Cook Swedish midwife Ellinor Grimmark has decided to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights in Strausbourg over Sweden’s hard line on conscientious objection. The Swedish Appeals Court decided earlier this month that the government can force medical professionals to perform and cooperate in abortions, or else be forced out of their …Continue reading "Swedish midwife opposed to abortion appeals to European Court of Human Rights"
By Guest Contributor Editor’s note. This appeared at Live Action News and is reposted with permission. The author is a resident of Sweden who has chosen to remain anonymous. In 2014, Swedish midwife Ellinor Grimmark had completed her training and was ready to start working to help women give birth. She was offered a job in …Continue reading "Is freedom of conscience a human right? Sweden doesn’t seem to think so"
A court has ruled that abortion rights leave no room for a midwife to be exempted. By Carolyn Moynihan Two years ago Ellinor Grimmark completed a midwifery internship at Hoglandssjukhuset women’s clinic in southern Sweden, but because she told the management that she had a conscientious objection to performing abortions, she was denied further employment …Continue reading "Sweden has it all – except freedom of conscience"
By Dave Andrusko When last we wrote about Swedish midwife Ellinor Grimmark, Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) had just filed a brief on her behalf after the local Equality Ombudsman ruled that Grimmark was not being discriminated against because of her pro-life views. (Midwives in Sweden are similar to nurses here.) Today, the district court of …Continue reading "District Court in Swedish rules midwife Ellinor Grimmark must assist with abortions to be employed"
By Dave Andrusko The details were sketchy but legal proceedings began yesterday in the case of a Swedish doctor accused of alleged infant euthanasia in a children’s hospital. A 57-year-old doctor, whose name was not disclosed in the story that ran in asiaone.com, “has been charged with manslaughter or alternatively attempted manslaughter for allegedly administering …Continue reading "Swedish doctor Charged with infant euthanasia"