Sean T. Murphy

Protection of Conscience Project

Administrator

7120 Tofino St.

Powell River, Ontario V8A 1G3

Canada

http://www.consciencelaws.org

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Scholarly Papers (39)

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Supreme Court of Canada Orders Legalization of Physician Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) 2015 SCC 5

Protection of Conscience Project, 2016
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2016
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 414 (98,948)

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euthanasia, assisted suicide, freedom of conscience

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euthanasia, assisted suicide

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Quebec's Charter of Values: Preliminaries to the Charter - Implications of State Sovereignty Over Education, Religion and Ethics

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Oct 2013
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 181 (228,352)

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Legalizing Therapeutic Homicide and Assisted Suicide: A Tour of Carter V. Canada

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 177 (232,780)

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assisted suicide, euthanasia, Netherlands, Belgium, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, discrimination

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Canadian Medical Association, Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide

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The Importance of Orientation: Review of Health Care Providers’ Consciences and Patients’ Needs: The Quest for Balance

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 88 (388,437)

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freedom of conscience, health care, conscientious objection, ethics

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abortion, ireland

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Redefining the Practice of Medicine: Euthanasia in Quebec

Number of pages: 170 Posted: 19 Aug 2014
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 69 (445,841)
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Submission to the Special Joint Committee on Physician Assisted Dying

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Feb 2016
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 65 (459,698)
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torture, euthanasia, assisted suicide, complicity, referral

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Notes Toward an Understanding of Freedom of Conscience

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 58 (486,048)

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freedom of conscience, conscientious objection, health care, human person, human rights

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euthanasia, death certificates, Quebec

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Conscientious Objection: Resisting Ethical Aggression in Medicine

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 44 (546,512)

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freedom of conscience, health care, abortion, female circumcision, religion

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No More Christian Doctors

Number of pages: 105 Posted: 27 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 42 (556,390)
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contraception, natural family planning, reproductive health care, freedom of conscience, religious liberty

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Legalization of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: Foundational Issues and Implications

Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law, Vol. 31, Issue 2, 2017
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Mar 2018
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 41 (561,480)
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euthanasia, assisted suicide, freedom of conscience

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To Kill — Or not to Kill? That is the Question. An Answer for a Dying with Dignity Clinical Advisor

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Feb 2020
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 39 (571,613)

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euthanasia, assisted suicide, freedom of conscience

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Take Two Aspirin and Call Me after the Election - Responding to R. Alta Charo: 'Warning: Contraceptive Drugs May Cause Political Headaches'

Perspective, New England Journal of Medicine, March 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 36 (587,668)

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freedom of conscience, contraception, Health and Human Services

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The Silence of Good People and Non-Cooperation with Evil: A Response to Prof. R. Alta Charo

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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freedom of conscience,conscientious objection, ethics, professionalism

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assisted suicide

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Belgium: Mandatory Referral for Euthanasia

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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referral, euthanasia, freedom of conscience, conscientious objection

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Conscientious Objection as a Crime Against Humanity

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 32 (610,469)
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conscientious objection, abortion, international law

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euthanasia, assisted suicide, homicide, suicide

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Philippines RH Act: Rx for Controversy Diatribe by Philippines’ President Turns Back the Clock

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Sep 2019
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 31 (616,511)
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Submission to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Re: CPSO Interim Guidance on Physician-Assisted Death

Protection of Conscience Project, 2016
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jan 2016
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 29 (629,076)

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euthanasia, assisted suicide, referral, freedom of conscience

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The Case of the Disappearing Plaintiffs: Robert Baxter et al vs. State of Montana

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Apr 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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euthanasia, assisted suicide, freedom of conscience, conscientious objection

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Freedom of Conscience and the Needs of the Patient

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 24 (663,254)
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freedom of conscience, health care, ethics, freedom, faith, moral neutrality

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The Problem of Unregulated Conscientious Objection

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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lethal injection, execution, conscientious objection, freedom of conscience, Reprieve, Pharmaceutical Hippocratic Oath

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Submission to the World Medical Association Re: International Code of Medical Ethics revision

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jun 2021
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 21 (685,617)

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conscience, referral

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Freedom of Conscience in Health Care: ‘An Interesting Moral Swamp’?

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Dec 2019
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 20 (693,196)

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conscience, euthanasia, assisted suicide

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Abortion in 'Rural' British Columbia - Researchers Include City of 85,000 as Part of 'Rural' B.C.

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Aug 2013
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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abortion, physicians, British Columbia

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Entrenching a 'Duty to Do Wrong' in Medicine: Canadian Government Funds Project to Suppress Freedom of Conscience and Religion

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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contraception, abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, referral, medical ethics, Islam, Catholicism

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Submission to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Re: Professional Obligations and Human Rights

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jun 2021
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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conscience, referral

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Submission to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Re: Medical Assistance in Dying

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Jun 2021
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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conscience, referral

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Postscript for the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada: Morgentaler vs. Professors Cook and Dickens

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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Institutional Freedom of Conscience in Relation to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jun 2022
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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institutions, hospitals, hospices, euthanasia, assisted suicide, conscience

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Submission to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba Re: Draft Statement on Physician Assisted Dying

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jan 2016
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 9 (787,526)
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euthanasia, assisted suicide, freedom of conscience

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To Market, to Market...

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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freedom of conscience, conscientious objection, free market, ethics, pharmacists

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CMA’s ‘Third Way’ May Be a Third Rail: Responding to Articles by CMA Officials (BMJ 2019; 364)

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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Clarifying the Clarification: College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan Guideline on Unplanned Pregnancy

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
Downloads 4 (836,707)

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abortion, referral, freedom of conscience, ethics

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 7
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Book Review: Commentary on Conflicts of Conscience in Health Care: An Institutional Compromise by Holly Fernandez Lynch

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2012
Sean T. Murphy
Protection of Conscience Project
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conscience, human rights, professionalism, human person, personhood, social contract, health care, conscientious objection