Articles/Essays – Volume 12, No. 3

Mormon Medical Ethical Guidelines

1979: Lester Bush, “Mormon Medical Ethical Guidelines” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol 12 No. 3 (1979): 97–107.

Of all medical ethical guidelines published by the Church, those relating to abortion are the most emphatically stated. Offenders, be they doctor, patient, or abettor, are subject to excommunication.