Medical freedom of conscience rights under fire

Clemmer, Don
August 2008
Our Sunday Visitor;8/10/2008, Vol. 97 Issue 15, p3
The article reports on the issue of freedom of conscience for health care providers. Pro-choice groups are focusing their efforts in attempts to remove conscience protection and to enact legislation that would force health providers to perform medical services regardless of moral objection. Advocates of freedom for conscience, including Deirdre McQuade, assistant director of policy and communications for the Secretariat for Pro-Life activities, comments on why freedom of conscience should be protected.


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