Wesley Smith: Medical Conscience for me but not you.

Posted May 15, 2019 12:40 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Wesley Smith: Medical Conscience for me but not you.

This article was published by Wesley Smith on May 14, 2019Wesley SmithBy Wesley J SmithThe New York Times has published an opinion column by cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar that decries the Trump administration’s increased enforcement of medical conscience. But he actually promotes a one-way conscience right that favors protecting the predominate ideological views of the medical intelligentsia, while forcing dissenters to sacrifice their own religious and moral beliefs.First, he endorses “futile care,” the bioethics authoritarianism that allows doctors to refuse wanted life-sustaining treatment based on the doctor’s values. From, “Can Doctors Refuse to Treat a Patient?”A consensus exists among legal and

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