Canada


Respect for conscience must be a social value

Margaret Somerville | 17 October 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada, conscience, conscientious objection
In mature Western democracies we have competing societal values, with abortion at the eye of the storm.


The best get convictions; the worst get medals

Nigel Hannaford | 09 October 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada, conscience
A Canadian woman has spent nearly half of the last 14 years in jail as a prisoner of conscience. Why doesn't she have a medal?


Same-sex marriage: lessons from Canada

Peter Jon Mitchell and Andrea Mrozek | 30 September 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, same-sex marriage
Where gay rights triumph, new rights battles begin.


Canada debates foetal homicide

Margaret Somerville | 08 April 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada
Sound evidence and sound language are absent in pro-choice arguments.


Abortion: giving new life to the debate

Margaret Somerville | 26 January 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada
Anniversaries of court decisions in the United States and Canada highlight the need for open discussion of this moral issue in the public square.


Recognising the youngest victims of crime

Margaret Somerville | 23 November 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada
The complexities and controversies of using law to protect the foetus.


Why Canada should re-visit same-sex marriage

Margaret Somerville | 11 October 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, same-sex marriage
Children are being ignored as adults re-engineer the family, claims one of Canada's leading ethicists.


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