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This is not meant as an attack upon the author of this letter - I have my
own issues with Conscientious objection in medicine, I agree with its
general thrust but feel it goes too far. Yet it strikes me: if members of
the medical profession are keen to preserve their right to object, why
don't they exercise it? I refer to the BMA withdrawing its objection to
Lord Joffey's Bill - though other bodies have continued their objection.
No competing interests
21 February 2006
Michael Gillan Peckitt
University of Hull, c/o Philosophy Dept, Hull, E Yorks, HU6 7RX