Conscientious Objection

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Southern General Hospital, in Glasgow, Scotland.

Court protects Scottish midwives from abortion involvement

Apr 25, 2013

Two Scottish midwives won an appeal on April 24 against a court's decision forcing them to indirectly take part in... Read more

Mark Rienzi of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Illinois pharmacist ruling praised as conscience victory

Dec 13, 2012

Religious liberty advocates are hailing the end of a seven-year legal battle over the required provision of abortion drugs in... Read more

A doctor visits with her patient.

Support for teen emergency contraception access deemed 'foolish'

Nov 28, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

Doctors and pro-life advocates warn that the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendation of emergency contraceptives for teenage girls promotes unwise... Read more

Mark Rienzi, senior counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Conscience rights for pharmacists upheld in Illinois ruling

Sep 25, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

An Illinois appeals court’s ruling on the conscience rights of pharmacists is being hailed as a victory for religious freedom... Read more

Archbishop Mario Conti.

Scottish midwives lose case about objecting to abortion

Feb 29, 2012

Two Catholic midwives from Scotland have lost their legal battle to avoid taking part in abortion procedures on grounds of... Read more