Is the right of conscientious objection protected in Europe when it comes to abortion?

Although abortion has been legal in most European countries for years, the possibility of invoking conscientious objection for those healthcare providers who are against participating in this practice is not yet well defined. This topic has been widely addressed theoretically,...

Pope Francis clear and categorical position about abortion as his ancestors. If it is possible more explicit and direct

An article in the Italian newspaper La Stampa with this suggestive title: The Pope on abortion and those memory-less commentators (17 6 2018) made a detailed review of the different papers and speeches from the very beginning of his pontificate. We quote the most significative of...

Donald Trump Administration may finally present a way to fulfil his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood

Half of Planned Parenthood affiliates clinics perform abortions and the organization in its entirety is the nation’s leading abortion provider,  financed with public funds. Until now Government initiatives to defund it failed because it needs the approval of Congress. But now a...

Have obstetricians and gynecologists the right to conscientious objection in Great Britain?

Physicians and medical personnel conscientious objection to abortions and to prescribe the morning-after pill One of the problems that most concerns healthcare professionals who train at the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH), a faculty of Royal College of...

Does post-abortion syndrome exist? New large study

A recurring medical issue is whether or not post-abortion syndrome exists. We previously examined this topic in depth in a large study, reaching the conclusion that post-abortion syndrome (as medical language define it) does not exist as such, but out of all doubt...

FBI continues to investigate the magnitude of organ sales of Planned Parenthood

The FBI is requesting information from the US Congress to establish whether Planned Parenthood is selling body parts of aborted babies for commercial purposes, which may go against US state and federal laws, as well as being an inhuman practice. The alarm over this immoral...

Finally law bans abortion. United States banned abortion of fetuses of more than 20 weeks

 Finally, a law bans abortion. “Science has proven foetus feel pain”, finally, it is recognized by politicians  Abortion is legal in many States of the USA. Now, the US House of Representatives has given the green light – by 237 votes in favor to 189 against – to a...

Planned Parenthood special report. It performed more than one million abortions worldwide in 2016

One of the most active organizations in promoting abortion has crossed the line of respect for life. In 2016, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF),  for the first time in its history, aborted more than one million boys and girls in a single year — specifically...

Norway permitted to terminate one of the foetuses in the case of a twin pregnancy – Medical and ethical approach

Last year, the Norwegian Health Minister announced the news, published in a local newspaper, that it is now permitted in Norway to terminate one of the foetuses in the case of a twin pregnancy, using a technique known as “foetal reduction“, news that these days is...

Can phisician refuse transfer an embryo that presents genetic abnormalities, despite the parents’ wishes?

The American Society of Reproductive Medicine considers ethically acceptable for the physicians to refuse to transfer these types of embryos, despite the parents’ wishes After having performed preimplantation genetic diagnosis , the ethical problem may arise of whether the...