bioethics folders

Conscientious objection


Bioethics press synthesis

Abortion in Chile: Medical teams may benefit from the right to conscientious objection

13 July 2017

In Chile, the draft bill to decriminalise abortion, which included a conscience clause only for the surgeon carrying out the abortion, is currently being...

Abortion in Chile: apart from the surgeon, the medical team is not allowed to exercise conscientious objection

07 July 2017

In Chile, the Senate is about to finalise the voting of a draft bill which would decriminalise abortion in three situations (see Chile authorises abortion for...

United states: religious congregations exempt from Obamacare

12 June 2017

In the United States, Obamacare, which was adopted in 2010, obliged employees to provide social cover for their employees with particular focus on...

Pharmacists' conscience clause undermined in England

28 March 2017

In England, pharmacists can no longer refuse to dispense contraceptives, the morning-after pill, fertility treatment or hormone therapies on the grounds of...


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