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Conscientious objection


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United states: religious congregations exempt from Obamacare

12 June 2017

In the United States, Obamacare, which was adopted in 2010, obliged employees to provide social cover for their employees with particular focus on...

Pharmacists' conscience clause undermined in England

28 March 2017

In England, pharmacists can no longer refuse to dispense contraceptives, the morning-after pill, fertility treatment or hormone therapies on the grounds of...

United States: gathering momentum to protect the conscience of health professionals

28 April 2016

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) met with 25 other major religious pro-life and health care organisations on 19 April to ask the United...

Against conscientious objection: “If the law changes, conscience must change”, suggest bioethicists in Canada

27 April 2016

Whilst the Canadian Parliament is in the process of drafting a law authorising assisted suicide and euthanasia (see The Ottawa government starts the journey...


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