The Italian law allows medics employed by the National Health Service to refuse to perform abortions.
You can agree with such a provision or not, but what’s certain is that its practical application should be improved. 45 more words
On Friday, November 21, MCC was privileged to hear from two of our friends from Colombia. In addition to the meeting that they spoke at, they were also able to attend several meetings on Capitol Hill. 286 more words
Fifty-six-year-old conscientious objector Ali Fikri Işık is due to appear in front of a Turkish Military Court on October 22, facing three separate charges of ‘desertion’ that could carry a prison sentence of some two-and-a-half years. 299 more words
Americans indeed have a right to not be forced to practice a religion, any religion. We have rights to not be subjected to a state endorsement of one religion over another, or over irreligion. 689 more words
During the final year of my undergraduate work I was named a Scholar at the George C Marshall Research Library. Upon re-reading the resulting paper years later I realized that what was one of my best pieces of academic work was never shared beyond a select circle. 878 more words