Posts Tagged ‘conscientious objection’

Medical professionals’ conscientious objection rights clarified Comments 0

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

The rights of medical professionals’ conscientious objection to participating in medical procedures to which their beliefs are opposed are being clarified in the British Parliament. The Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Act 2017 would defend healthcare workers in England and Wales from partaking in the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment, IVF or similar fertility treatments, or abortion Read more

Discrimination against Christians rises across Europe Comments 1

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Intolerance and discrimination against Christians is increasing across the European continent, a conference of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe has been told. “In Europe, we have identified 14 laws that are likely to negatively affect the religious liberty of Christians in 15 countries,” said Massimo Introvigne, of the Italian foreign affairs ministry. Read more

Amnesty International opposes conscientious objection to abortion Comments 0

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Amnesty International, a human rights organisation that used to be neutral on abortion, is now using the issue of maternal mortality to advocate for abortion. In a new report, ostensibly on medical care for maternal health, Amnesty International calls on governments to repeal abortion laws and the protection of conscientious objection for medical workers, according Read more