Judges decides: Tafida Raqeeb can go to Italy for treatment

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Great news. Last July I wrote about Tafida Raqeeb, a five-year-old who had a brain bleed on February 9 that left her in coma. Tafida was diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation, a rare condition which causes the blood vessels to have abnormal connections between the arteries and veins. …

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Sheriff’s office releases dramatic footage of deputies discovering abandoned newborn baby girl

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. If a picture is worth a thousand words, …

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Mom of brain-injured 5-year-old: Docs want to pull plug to save ‘resources’

By Dorothy Cummings McLean LONDON, August 13, 2019 ― Shelina Begum believes that doctors wish to stop the life support of her brain-injured five-year-old daughter to save “resources.” “I have received various internal information that it all boils down to resources,” she told the hosts of the Good Morning Britain talk show yesterday. “They are …

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Teen mother who abandoned newborn turns herself into police

By Dave Andrusko On July 30, when police found a baby girl wrapped in a little white blanket, her umbilical cord still attached, on a porch in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, she was the fourth abandoned newborn in recent weeks, according to CNN. Other babies were left in Georgia and two in California, one of whom …

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Once Again, British Doctors Refuse a Child, Tafida Raqeeb, a Chance at Life

By Mark Hodges Editor’s note. Mr. Hodges is a researcher for the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. In a culture of death, British doctors destroy chance for life. Such is the case right now for Tafida Raqeeb, who is dying in a London hospital because her doctors refuse to release her to where she could be cured. …

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Can we not agree that infants with beating hearts should not be left to die?

By Kevin McCarthy (R-Ca.), House Minority Leader At a point in our nation’s history where I fear the country is quickly losing hope in Congress’ ability to debate with civility or legislate with integrity, I thought there was at least one thing that most people agreed on: Infants with beating hearts should not be left …

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Abandoned newborn baby girl miraculously found alive, doing well four days later

By Dave Andrusko It was a miracle twice over. First, thanks to alert bystanders, a full-term baby girl was discovered alive last week in a plastic grocery bag in a wooded area roughly 40 miles northeast of Atlanta. Second, “Surprisingly, the baby was in good condition,” Forsyth County Sheriff Ron Freeman told reporters on Friday. …

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Do Babies Know the Difference Between Good and Evil?

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran several years back, but the birth of our third grandchild reminded me of what I consider a genuinely fascinating study. Those eight words were put in the form of a declarative statement, rather than a question, in a headline on Fox News. On the same topic, the Daily …

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How a Helpless Human Baby Wields Incredible Power for Good

By Susanne Maynes Taylor was pregnant at seventeen and still in high school. Her best friend told her, “You better not get an abortion!” Her boyfriend said, “If you keep it, we’re done.” Her parents threatened her, too: if she ever got pregnant, they’d kick her out and cut off her college money. So many …

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