Discrimination “nonsense” in Washington state

Blaise Joseph | 12 April 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: conscience, religious freedom

What lies beyond conscience?

Michael Cook | 25 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, conscience, conscientious objection
Respect for conscience and conscientious objection is being eroded in the medical profession.

Those “deeply personal” political decisions

Alma Acevedo | 11 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, conscience, tolerance
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

Sheila Liaugminas | 23 July 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: cherished freedom, Colorado massacre, conscience, movie theater shootings, religious liberty
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.

Martin Sheen, conscience and common sense

Michael Kirke | 04 April 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: abortion, conscience, euthanasia, Martin Sheen

Personally opposed, but…

Stephen J. Heaney | 14 March 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience
Politicians should not allow policies which they know to be wrong and disastrous to steamroller their consciences.

A talk in Tehran

Peter Baehr | 10 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, freedom, Iran
Academic conferences can be opportunities for spreading the gospel of freedom of conscience.

Emergency plan overturned

Cristina Alarcon | 06 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, morning after pill, pharmacists
An Illinois court has struck down a 2005 measure that would force pharmacists to provide the morning after pill.

Have US conscience clause protections been eviscerated?

James S. Cole | 30 November 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, conscientious objection
An American nurse who was forced to participate in a late-term abortion has effectively nowhere she can lodge a grievance. 

An unwavering beacon of truth

Daniel Seward | 10 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, John Henry Newman, moral relativism
The key to Newman's life is his steadfast conviction that the first obligation of conscience is to seek out the truth, no matter what the cost.

Who can heal a guilty conscience?

Aaron Kheriaty | 25 March 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, psychiatry, sin
Despite efforts to reduce conscience to conditioning, guilt persists, and science is powerless before it.

Senate bill not just a disappointment

Sheila Liaugminas | 24 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, conscience, health care reform
The Catholic bishops called the Senate health care bill an “enormous disappointment” that creates new and unacceptable federal policy for funding and coverage of abortions, as well as rights of conscience.

A voice of conscience in the Kenyan media

Martyn Drakard | 19 July 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, Kenya
Leading journalist Chaacha Mwita discusses the challenge of achieving citizen power in Kenya. 

Obeying the Leviathan

Michael Cook | 17 April 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, conscientious objection, philosophy, Stanley Fish
A post-modernist looks at conscientious objection and decides he doesn't care for it very much.

Professionals or automatons?

Cristina Alarcon | 15 April 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, conscientious objection, pharmacists
Should pharmacists have the right to act according to their consciences, or are they prescription-filling robots?

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