Conscientious Objection in Healthcare: New Directions

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All of this was changed by the 1973 US Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, which established a constitutional right to abortion in the USA. Hobby Lobby were able to exercise this freedom to acquire an exemption to a requirement (under the US Affordable Care Act) that they cover the cost of particular contraceptive services, through insurance schemes, for their female employees. 2 Contributors to this issue push debates about conscientious objection in healthcare in a number of directions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-191
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Medical Ethics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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  • DP150102068


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