conscience clause


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conscience clause

a clause in a law or contract exempting persons with moral scruples. See e.g. ABORTION.
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The latest attempt by the so-called Dump Trump camp of GOP members came last week when a group of delegates led by Kendal Unruh of Colorado called for a conscience clause at the convention that would give delegates a kind of conscientious objector status and thus pave the way for (http://www.
To sum up the above section of the argument, it should be acknowledged that in the light of the above described article 9 of ECHR, a healthcare professional has the right to refuse to provide healthcare services inconsistent with their system of values--the so-called right of conscientious objection or conscience clause [10].
For the Quakers, who had been instrumental in getting the conscience clause added to the Military Service Act, the decision to be "absolutist" or "non-combatant" wasn't as clear-cut as might be imagined.
For the many Filipinos disturbed by news of forced disappearances continuing to this day, the bill's most attractive quality may be what we can call its conscience clause.
The only conscience clause that ever came into play came in the spring of 2012 as an unacceptable exemption from the HHS Mandate Obama had just imposed on the nation.
Such an arrangement is illogical and unwise, and must be remedied by limiting conscience clause protection to individuals.
16) As previously mentioned by the present writer, (4) when interpreting the freedom of conscience clause and terminations of pregnancy the courts may consider the World Medical Association's Declaration of Oslo, (17) because although it is not law and merely an ethical code, South Africa is a member of the World Medical Association and the South African medical profession should subscribe to its provisions.
Topics that covered the spectrum from the conscience clause for pharmacists to false claims provisions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were examined by Victor Vercammen, Supervalu Inc.
The sampled teachers were unhappy with worship in assemblies and were not aware of the conscience clause in the Botswana Constitution and Education Act which allows freedom to worship or not.
Accommodation can be as simple as implementing a conscience clause at work to allow the religious objector to opt out and be excused.