At its General Assembly in October, the World Medical Association adopted a new text for its International Code of Medical Ethics. Some doctors had urged that the Code impose on doctors who conscientiously object to abortion or assisted suicide a duty to refer to a colleague who would provide these interventions. The WMA rejected this […]
Category: conscientious objection
Conscience, which tells us what is right and what is wrong, is at the heart of our personal identity. Attempts to suppress it in the name of a consensus must be resisted.