University of Pittsburgh hires firm to analyze its research using aborted babies

By Samantha Kamman  The University of Pittsburgh has hired Washington, D.C., law firm Hyman, Phelps & McNamara to conduct an independent review of its research involving the bodies of aborted children. After the firm conducts its review, it will reportedly present its findings to the University’s senior leadership. Explaining the reason for its actions, the …

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Euthanasia: why are we letting all those perfectly good organs go to waste?

It sounds ghoulish, but doctors in the Netherlands are keen  By Michael Cook  One inevitable development of euthanasia which its supporters seldom mention is organ donation after euthanasia. A good number of people who request euthanasia suffer from neurological disorders, but their organs are still shipshape. A question which many doctors ask, then, is this: …

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Bioethicist: Let Doctors Kill the Healthy by Harvesting Organs

By Wesley J. Smith We have entered the era of what I call “do harm medicine,” in which the concept of what constitutes harming the patient has become entirely malleable and subjective. I even wrote a book covering that subject. Here’s an example: When organ transplant medicine began, the “dead donor rule” was instituted to assure a wary …

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AMA Helps Normalize Organ Harvesting after Euthanasia

By Wesley J. Smith In 1993, my first ever anti-euthanasia column warned in Newsweek that once euthanasia became accepted widely, it would be followed by organ harvesting “as a plum to society.” By now, you know how that story goes. I was accused of alarmism, slippery-slope advocacy, conspiracy theories, etc., etc. And, as these kind of stories nearly always end, …

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Dutch MD Describes Euthanasia and Organ Harvesting

By Wesley J. Smith Euthanasia homicide is conjoined with organ harvesting in at least three countries — Canada, the Netherlands, and Belgium. In the latter two, the donors who are killed are sometimes mentally ill, not physically sick. Or, they might be disabled. A letter from a doctor involved in the Dutch kill-and-harvest procedures was published …

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More investigations into harvesting of fetal tissue and organs

By Dave Andrusko Southwestern Women’s Options in Albuquerque, New Mexico is often described as “one of the nation’s few providers of late-term abortions.” The few part is correct but a more accurate description is that the abortion clinic performs late-late abortions. Early this year Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, NRL Director of Education and Research, wrote …

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Fetal organ harvesting investigation bursts into the open

By Right to Life of Michigan Following the release of undercover videos from David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress, Planned Parenthood went into public relations overdrive to put a lid on the revelation that they profit by selling the organs of aborted babies. In the last few days several news stories have undone …

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