Pregnancy Is Not a Disease: Conscientious Refusal and the Argument from Concepts

Hastings Center Report 44 (5):43-49 (2014)
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Abstract

A new kind of argument has been proposed to explain why health-care workers can sometimes refuse to offer a service or treatment. But this new kind of argument must also be evaluated and invoked differently.

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