What is a conscience clause? Why is the Obama administration rescinding the Bush administration’s midnight conscience clause rule? And how should the government address questions on conflicting conscience in the future?
For more information, see:
- Putting President Obama’s “Conscience” Proposal in Context
- Guidelines for Resolving Conflicts of Conscience
- Slideshow: A Timeline of Federal Refusal Rules
- The Progressive Conscience in Action, by Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite
- Matters of Conscience, by Sally Steenland