Protection of Conscience Project
Protection of Conscience Project
Service, not Servitude

Service, not Servitude

Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice (2nd Ed.)
Pamela J. Grace.  Burlington, Mass.: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2014


Religion: A Clinical Guide for Nurses 
Elizabeth Johnston Taylor.  New York: Springer Publishing, 2012

Ethical Problems in Emergency Medicine: A Discussion-Based Review
Peter Rosen, James Adams, Arthur R. Derse, Shamai A. Grossman, Richard Wolfe (eds).

Clinical Skills for Pharmacists (3rd Ed.) 
Karen J. Tietze.  St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier, 2012


Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice (2nd. Ed.)
Dean R. Hess, Neil R. MacIntyre, Shelley C. Mishoe, William F. Galvin.  Mississauga, Ontario: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012

Conscientious Objection in Health Care: An Ethical Analysis 
Mark R. Wicclair, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011

Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction
Paul A. Offit and Charlotte A. Moser.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2011

Canadian Health Law and Policy (4th ed.)
Jocelyn Downie, Timothy Caufield, Colleen M. Flood (Eds.)
Canada: LexisNexis, 2011 (In Chapter 7: Nelson, E. "Regulating Reproduction.")


Bioethics, Law, and Human Life Issues: A Catholic Perspective on Marriage, Family, Contraception, Abortion, Reproductive Technology, and Death and Dying
D. Brian Scarnecchia,  Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2010

Clinical Ethics Consultation: Theories and Methods, Implementation, Evaluation.
Jan Schildmann, John-Stewart Gordon, and Jochen Vollman (Eds.) Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2010

Biomedicine and Beatitude: An Introduction to Catholic Bioethics
Nicanor Pier Giorgio Ostriaco, O.P., Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 2010


Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Canadian Medical-Surgical Nursing. 
Day, Rene A , Paul, Pauline , Williams, Beverly,  LLippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

Bioethics: A Nursing Perspective.  
Megan-Jane Johnstone, Australia: Elsevier, 2009


Conflicts of Conscience in Health Care: An Institutional Compromise
Holly Fernandez-LynchCambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press 2008.


Just Medicare: what's in, what's out, how we decide.
(Sanda Rogers "Abortion Denied: Bearing the Limits of Law") 
M. Colleen Flood (Ed.) Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006 ISBN 9780802080028


CQ Researcher

Ethics Journals

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal

Medical Journals

Best Practice and Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  •  Croxatto HB, Fernández SD. Emergency contraception - a human rights issue. 2006 Jun;20(3):311-22. Epub 2006 Feb 9.

Journal of Clinical Ethics

Journal of the College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Gordon M., Medical Professionalism and Conscientious Objection: Are the Two Compatible? JR College Physicians Edinb 2004; 34: 296-300

Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing

  • Marek, M. J.,  Nurses' Attitudes Toward Pregnancy Termination in the Labor and Delivery Setting.Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 33: 472-479. doi: 10.1177/0884217504266912. (2004)

Linacre Quarterly

  • Wardle, Lynn D. , Five Reasons Why Rights of Conscience Must Be Respected.  72:1 (May, 2005)158-163

Studies in Family Planning

Legal Journals

Employee Relations Law Journal

Issues in Law and Medicine

  • Spreng, Jennifer E. J.D. Pharmacists and the "Duty" To Dispense Emergency Contraceptives. 23 Issues L. & Med. 215 (Spring, 2008)

Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal


Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business

New International Studies in Applied Ethics

  • Mealey, Anne Marie, "The Bioethical Conscience."  In Vol. 1, R. John Elford and D. Gareth Jones (eds.) A Tangled Web: Medicine and Theology in Dialogue.  Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2009, p. 73-85


College of Nurses of Ontario


American Medical Association

Non-Governmental Organizations

European Centre for Law and Justice

  • Memorandum on the PACE Report, Doc. 12347, 20 July 2010 "Women's Access to Lawful Medical Care: The Problem of Unregulated Use of Conscientious Objection" (17 September, 2010)

Network of European Foundations Initiative on Religion and Democracy in Europe

E.U. Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights


Supreme Court of the United States

Supreme Court of Canada


Ang Kapatiran Party


Brescia University College

University of Toronto
Faculty of Law


Alabama University Law Review

American University Law Review

North West Missouri State University

  • Regional Business Review
    • Von Bergen, C.W. Conscience at Work. Regional Business Review Vol. 28 May, 2009, 188-202

University of Alberta

University of Southern California

  • South California Review of Law and Social Justice
    • Courtney Miller, "Note: Reflections on Protecting Conscience for Health Care Providers: A Call for More Inclusive Statutory Protection in Light of Constitutional Considerations." Spring, 2006 15 S. Cal. Rev. L. & Social Justice 327

University of St. Thomas

  • Nelson, Jessica J., Freedom of Choice for Everyone: The Need for Conscience Clause Legislation for Pharmacists. 3 U. St. Thomas L. J. 139 (2005-2006)

Yale University

  • Yale Journal of Health Policy & Ethics
    • Swartz, Martha S., Conscience Clauses or Unconscionable Clauses: Personal Beliefs versus Professional Responsibilities;  6 Yale J. Health Pol'y L. & Ethics 269 (2006)

Central European University

Carleton University

McGill University


University Faculty for Life

Forum on Public Policy