I drove to New Orleans with my sister and her pit bull in December. Fourteen hours on the road from Chicago, so a lot of our time was occupied by podcasts. I can’t get one of them out of my head after reading about one of the big health-care related developments in the news recently.
I’m talking about a rule that medical professionals can opt out of performing certain procedures for moral or religious reasons. Many people have written about this. (See Here, here and here.) Religion and morality aside, to me this story says more about the ethics of