Abortion and conscientious objection: rethinking conflicting rights in the Mexican context

  title={Abortion and conscientious objection: rethinking conflicting rights in the Mexican context},
  author={Gustavo Ortiz-Mill{\'a}n},
  booktitle={Global bioethics = Problemi di bioetica},
Since 2007, when Mexico City decriminalized abortion during the first trimester, a debate has been taking place regarding abortion and the right to conscientious objection (CO). Many people argue that, since the provision of abortions (or "legal terminations of pregnancy" as they are called under Mexico City's law) is now a statutory duty of healthcare personnel there can be no place for "conscientious objection." Others claim that, even if such an objection were to be allowed, it should not be… CONTINUE READING
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