Abortion and Compelled Physician Speech

@article{Orentlicher2015AbortionAC,
  title={Abortion and Compelled Physician Speech},
  author={David Orentlicher},
  journal={The Journal of Law, Medicine \& Ethics},
  year={2015},
  volume={43},
  pages={21 - 9}
}
  • D. Orentlicher
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
As states increasingly impose informed consent mandates on abortion providers, the required disclosures bring two well-established legal doctrines into conflict — the First Amendment’s freedom of speech and the physician’s duty to obtain informed consent. On one hand, the First Amendment provides for a broad freedom of speech, under which government may neither prevent people from voicing their own views, nor compel individuals to voice the government’s views. As the Supreme Court observed in… Expand
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