Freedom of Conscience

The marketplace of ideas should be protected.

The marketplace of ideas should be protected. Religious freedom must be guaranteed to every peaceful individual and community.

All persons and legal entities have the right of conscience and should be protected under Idaho law if they conscientiously object to participate in practices that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs. This
includes, but is not limited to, abortion, the prescription for and dispensing of drugs with abortifacient potential, vaccination, human cloning, embryonic stem cell research, eugenic screenings, euthanasia, assisted suicide, harmful futile procedures, and the withdrawal of nutrition and hydration.

We believe the primary responsibility for the health and welfare of our citizens resides with the individual and their families.  We support freedom of choice and personal responsibility in all medical decisions, including providers and treatments. Medicine should have a “level playing field” for all treatment and branches of medicine.  We support as supreme the authority of parents in all medical decisions for their children, including providers and treatments.  All persons receiving healthcare should have legal capacity to give informed consent and should be so situated as to be able to exercise free power of choice without the intervention of any element of force, fraud, deceit, duress,


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