Irish maternity hospital advertises for medical positions–but says no pro-lifers are eligible

By Jonathon Van Maren If pro-lifers had claimed during the leadup to Ireland’s May 25 abortion referendum that abortion activists would ask for pro-life physicians to be kept out of maternity care, they would have been called liars and the abortion activists would have screamed bloody murder. But bloody murder, incidentally, is what you have…

In the wake of attacks on conscience rights across the West, a huge win in Norway

By Jonathon Van Maren Right across Europe and North America, the right to conscientious objection is under threat. In Canada, physicians and medical professionals are fighting in court for the right to refuse to participate in procedures and prescriptions that violate their conscience. In the United States, the Trump Administration recently opened an office specifically…

“Ethicist” says that conscientious objection to abortion should be banned because it might be “murder”

By Jonathon Van Maren Back in July, I noted that abortion activists in Latin America have become increasingly frustrated with the fact that even where abortion is legalized, very few doctors are willing to carry out the procedure. They want abortions, but many medical professionals are unwilling to violate their religious convictions (as well as…