Summary Of The Article 'Pulling The Plug On The Conscience Clause'

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The article “Pulling the Plug on the Conscience Clause” by Wesley J. Smith irritated me. The article speaks of controversial medical procedures such as abortion and end of life care like assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. It bothered me because the answer lies within the article. If a patient requests a procedure that goes against a physician (or healthcare worker) they need to be upfront with their opinion and refer the patient to another doctor. It is not the job of the healthcare worker to convince the patient against the procedure, other than the usual medical dangers of any procedure.

I was raised in a devout household, where life is precious and should be preserved. However, I would not be happy if the doctor tried to convince
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