Posts tagged "conscience clause"

Hello Daily Links

Whattayaknow?! Mormons handle money differently than the rest of us. Same with the Mennonites, and the Jews. Is the Fall true or just factual?  Or both?  And what does that mean for Catholicism? Or, as the always witty @danielsilliman asked via twitter, in response to this, aliens? Charisma confuses mission work in North...

Conscience With a Mission

In the wake of the November excommunication and demotion of Arizona hospital administrator Sister Margaret McBride, for approving an emergency termination of a pregnancy to save a woman's life, the ACLU has sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a division of Kathleen Sebelius' Department of...

Refusal Legislation

30 January 2006 Rob Stein, of The Washington Post, tallies the number of “conscience clause” bills under consideration in more than a dozen state congresses that would codify the right of health care workers to refuse to provide treatment or care that conflicts with their personal beliefs. Under the umbrella of such “refusal clauses” would be...

Return of the “Conscience Clause”

07 December 2005 Return of the conscience clauses: an appeals court has ruled against a gay California woman suing two doctors at a fertility clinic who refused to artificially inseminate her in 1999, citing a conflict with their religious beliefs because the woman was a lesbian (or, in the official defense presented at court, because...