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I was born in Cyprus, a small piece of land I hesitantly call home and I also call Australia home since 2003. Cyprus is a divided island. 1,121 more words


We don’t need “religious freedom”, we simply need freedom

In the United States there currently is much excitement over the fact that the Governor of Indiana, Mike Pence, has signed into a law a… 605 more words

Religious Freedom

UK ruling: Indirect participants cannot invoke Conscientious Objection

Many thanks to Michelle Hayman, a second-year law student at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, for summarizing this new important new decision from the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. 350 more words


Redefining Health to Achieve Secularist Utopia – Part 2

by Rick Plasterer from:Juicy Ecumenism The Institute on Religion & Democracy Blog

Secularists are not content to demand that they live their lives free of traditional morality, but insist that their own vision of a re-engineered humanity be imposed on society at large, and in particular, on religious medical professionals who disagree with them. 2,601 more words

Swedish midwife tells UN: Sweden does not respect freedom of conscience, a fundamental human right

Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers, in coalition with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) International, will hold a parallel event at the 28th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva Thursday to call upon European nations to respect the fundamental right to freedom of conscience within the medical profession. 275 more words


The making of a COMT

A lifetime journey led me to make the moral choice to become a COMT—a “conscientious objector to military taxation.” World War II was raging when my journey began. 658 more words