Skip to main content

Pew Forum: Should there be limits on religious rights | Holy Post | National Post

Pew Forum: Should there be limits on religious rights | Holy Post | National Post

Comments

  1. "Should doctors, pharmacists and other health care workers have the right to refuse to provide services that conflict with their religious beliefs?"

    Such professions are in the public sector, not the private, and therefore, they are by law required to adhere to legal standards not mandated by the private, and they may not discriminate against any citizens, regardless of race, religion, creed, culture, skin color, mental ability, emotional stability, or sexual preference. Have I left anything out?

    "Freedom of religion" is not a license to practise one's religion's views on anyone else. My religion does not prohibit what someone else's religion denies, and therefore, I may not be denied on the basis of what someone else's religion says.

    If one's "conscience" (whatever that is) is in conflict with one's job requirements, one can either change one's conscience or change one's job. One cannot change the job requirements.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Sisters of Life

Here is an excellent website for any and all interested in the pro-life cause. The Sisters of Life are a religious order than began in New York City under the authority of Cardinal Jon O'Connor (RIP) in the 1980's. Their traditional religious lifestyle and clear charism have led them to grow much faster than many other orders. As a result, these wonderful women are moving beyond the boundaries of NYC and have opened a convent in Toronto. Here is a link to a news account from LifesiteNews which explains in greater detail their history and mission in Toronto. The Sisters of Life count among their numbers a woman from our Parish here in Mattawa who is soon to take her final profession. This is one of the greatest blessings that we have received as a parish. Anytime a religious vocation comes forward from a parish community, many graces flow back to the local church. I can only pray that as the Sisters of Life establish their ministry in Canada that more and more women will join
 

Canadian Euthanasia Information

The May 2010 Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Newsletter can now be found at: http://www.euthanasiaprevention.on.ca/Newsletters/Newsletter108(May2010)(RGB).pdf Bill C-384 was soundly defeated by a vote of 228 to 59. Check how the Members of Parliament voted at: http://www.euthanasiaprevention.on.ca/HowTheyVoted.pdf On June 5, 2010, we are co-hosting the US/Canda Push-Back Seminar at the Radisson Gateway Hotel at the Seattle/Tacoma Airport. The overwhelming defeat of Bill C-384 proved that we can Push-Back the euthanasia lobby in the US and Canada and convince people that euthanasia and assisted suicide are a dangerous public policy. Register for the Seminar at: http://www.euthanasiaprevention.on.ca/2010SeminarFlyer(RGB)(LetterFormat).pdf The Schindler family are being attacked by a Florida television station and Michael Schiavo. The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition is standing in solidarity with the Schindler family. My blog comments: http://alexschadenberg.blogspot.com/2010/05/att