Swedish Midwife Sues State Over Dismissal for Refusing to Aid in Abortions
(Morning Star News) – A Scandinavian rights group has filed suit against the Swedish government on behalf of a Christian woman who was fired for refusing to perform abortions.
Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers, a non-governmental organization that describes itself as dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights and human dignity, states in the lawsuit that Jönköping County Council in Sweden supported three different hospitals’ withdrawal of midwife work from Swedish Christian Ellinor Grimmark.
The council “set up an obligation to perform abortions as a condition for employment as a midwife,” the rights organization states, according to LifeNews.com. “This is a requirement that puts persons of a certain religion or other beliefs in a discriminatory position.”
Continue reading this story >>
A special message from the publisher...
Dear Reader, our hearts are deeply grieved by the
ongoing devastation in Iraq, and through this we have been compelled to
take a stand at the gates of hell against the enemy who came to kill and
destroy. Bibles for Iraq is a project to put Arabic and Kurdish audio
Bibles into the hands of Iraqi refugees—most of whom are illiterate and
who have never heard the gospel. Will you stand with us and make a
donation today to this important effort to bless the Iraqi people? Click here to send a Bible to a refugee >>