Canadian euthanasia raises weighty conscience issues for doctors
| 01 February 2016 | FEATURES |
Complicity in evil is a legitimate concern.
Are there people who feel no remorse?
| 20 January 2016 | FEATURES |
Perhaps, but they still have a conscience.
Is conscience really an illusion?
No. We are made to find meaning in our behaviour.
Canada’s medical totalitarians
| 21 January 2015 | FEATURES |
Doctors are at risk of killing against their consciences or of losing their jobs.
Is conscience an unaffordable luxury?
| 24 September 2014 | FEATURES |
Precisely because we live in secular states, we must make room for believers, religious or not, in public life.
Entrenching a ‘duty to do wrong’ in medicine
| 25 March 2014 | FEATURES |
Canadian government is funding a project to suppress freedom of conscience and religion
Does having a conscience make a doctor unprofessional?
| 27 February 2014 | FEATURES |
An Ottawa woman created a social media storm after her doctor refused to prescribe contraceptives for her.
Does conscience have a role in executions?
| 03 September 2013 | FEATURES |
Is "unregulated conscientious objection" a sword wielded by the pious against the vulnerable?
What is religious freedom?
One of America's leading experts in legal theory defends the rights of conscience.
Can same-sex marriage and religious freedom coexist?
| 18 June 2013 | CONJUGALITY |
An Esther moment
In the 60th year of her reign, Queen Elizabeth II will soon be asked to give royal assent to same-sex marriage. Is this a violation of her coronation oath?
Discrimination “nonsense” in Washington state
| 12 April 2013 | CONJUGALITY |
What lies beyond conscience?
| 25 September 2012 | FEATURES |
Respect for conscience and conscientious objection is being eroded in the medical profession.
Those “deeply personal” political decisions
| 11 September 2012 | FEATURES |
The hoary political cliché “I’m personally opposed, but…” might mean tolerance. More often it means indifference, hesitation, deceit, or cowardice.
Movie theater violence: we’ve seen this before
Columbine, Virginia Tech, Ft. Hood, Tucson, Aurora…and shooting sprees outside the US just as stunningly random and horrible and evil…each and all leave us speechless.
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