Call to Conscience – An Important Issue with Implications on Religous Freedom

This past Sunday at Toronto City Church we had a representative from Call to Conscience share with us about a campaign that is being organized to protect the rights of doctors, nurses and other healthcare practitioners to refrain from being involved in assisted suicide. Assisted suicide is now legal in our nation and in our province here in Ontario that government is setting things up so that everyone would be forced to participate whether they feel it violates their conscience or not.

I definitely have some strong feelings about assisted suicide but also do not approach the issue without compassion and understanding. That being said, regardless of where you stand regarding the issues I think that any rational person would agree that no one should be forced to participate in this if it violates their religious beliefs, conscience or personal morality. Continue reading →