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12.19.14

“Participation” means “hands-on”: UK Supreme Court Further Defines Who Can Conscientiously Object in the Context of Abortion

By Ana S. Ayala

Just two days ago, on December 17, 2014, the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled that two Catholic midwives did not have the right to conscientiously object to performing their supervisory duties in cases of abortion. As with many reproductive rights issues, the issue of conscientious objection in the context of abortion is highly polarizing. However, […]

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10.27.14

O'Neill Institute and WLW Launch Publication on Conscientious Objection and Reproductive Health and Rights

By Ana S. Ayala

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and Women’s Link Worldwide proudly announce the official launch of their joint publication Conscientious Objection and Abortion: A Global Perspective on the Colombian Experience. The publication is available in both English and Spanish. In 2009, the Colombian Constitutional Court issued a landmark Decision T-388/09 that sets […]

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