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The depth below which a pile cannot be driven.
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The general council of the Swedish Medical Association recently agreed to work toward a legal right to conscientious refusal to refer patients to clinics offering alternative medicine.
However, as our Committee Opinion "The Limits of Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine" clearly states: "[T]he patient's well-being must be paramount.
Brock, Conscientious Refusal by Physicians and Pharmacists: Who Is Obligated to Do What, and Why?
Ass'n of Pro-Life Obstetricians & Gynecologists to the ACOG Ethics Committee Opinion #385, "The Limits of Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine" 2 (2008).
Whether the refusal is based on the wholesale rejection of a procedure, such as the withdrawal of life support, or on the assessment of its appropriateness for a particular patient, the professional exercises his right of conscientious refusal only by honest conversation followed by referral if the patient persists in her desires.
American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA) policy recognizes an individual pharmacist's right to exercise conscientious refusal to fill prescriptions.
Nationally, the American Pharmaceutical Association last year adopted policy that "recognizes the individual pharmacist's right to exercise conscientious refusal and supports the establishment of systems to ensure patient access to legally prescribed therapy.
Rawls addresses the important role of civil disobedience and conscientious refusal in a Theory of Justice (TOJ, 363-91).
By way of partial contrast, in conscientious refusal it is the government that initiates a confrontation with a citizen by commanding her to do something that violates her deepest moral convictions.
For instance, the APhA "recognizes the individual pharmacist's right to exercise conscientious refusal and supports the establishment of systems to ensure [patients'] access to legally prescribed therapy without compromising the pharmacist's right of conscientious refusal.
1) Many Israeli legal and moral theorists have written on the question of different forms of disobedience, among them conscientious refusal, but the authors who are concerned with the philosophical question of disobedience usually disregard the traditional Jewish aspect of the question.
The Trafficking Victims Protection Act does not include a conscientious refusal policy.