By Michael Cook The Federation of Swiss Medical Doctors (FMH) has refused to include in its code of ethics new guidelines on end-of-life care proposed by the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS). These provide that a physician may practice assisted suicide for patients presenting with “unbearable suffering” related to the symptoms of an incurable …Continue reading "Swiss doctors go head-to-head over liberal guidelines for assisted suicide"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through September 7. 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. In what even the New York Times described …Continue reading "Argentine Senate Rejects Bill to legalize Abortion through 14 weeks"
By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues The Chamber of Deputies was the scene of a 23 hour debate on abortion which resulted in a close 129-125 vote to legalize abortion on demand for the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Abortion is currently allowed in case of rape or when the life or health of the …Continue reading "Deputies in Argentina Vote to Legalize Abortion with Help from the UN"
By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues Past pro-life president Sebastian Piñera was elected to serve a new term beginning in March 2018 following the term of pro-abortion President Michele Bachelet who oversaw the legalization of abortion in Chile. Piñera, who in the past has been recognized for his pro-life stand, has vowed that the “state …Continue reading "Chile: Return of Pro-Life President Piñera"
By Dave Andrusko Poland is a very pro-life country, which pro-abortionists were reminded of once again on Wednesday. Currently, abortions are legal only through the 12th and only in cases of rape or incest, “the pregnancy poses a health risk to the mother or the foetus is severely deformed,” AFP reported. On Wednesday, the Parliament …Continue reading "Polish Parliament rejects proposal to “liberalize” abortion laws"
Describes horrific scene of women starved to death, bodies fed to guard dogs By Dave Andrusko Over the decades we have run dozens of stories about grotesque human rights abuses in China as it enforced its “One Child” policy built around coerced abortion and forced sterilization. But a story coming from a defector from North …Continue reading "North Korea defector describes forced abortion"
By Wesley J. Smith Readers here may recall the infamous Charlie Gard case earlier this year. Charlie was a terminally ill baby with a progressive and terminal genetic disease. Charlie’s parents wanted to take their boy to a specialist in the US, but was refused permission by the hospital, later supported by a judge. Further, …Continue reading "Another UK Hospital: NO to Baby Transfer + End Life Support"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we wrote about the recommendation of a committee of the Irish Parliament which announced informally what it will formally recommend next Wednesday: an end to the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution which holds that mothers and unborn children have equal rights with authority on abortion transferred from thence forward to the …Continue reading "Recommendation of Irish Committee deciding language for abortion referendum out of kilter with public opinion"
By Jonathon van Maren NETHERLANDS, December 7, 2017 — Cry for Life, a Dutch pro-life organization that has been battling the Culture of Death in the Netherlands since 1985, is predicting a massive turnout for the 25th March for Life in The Hague this weekend, with tens of thousands of people expected to participate in …Continue reading "Tens of thousands expected to protest abortion in Netherlands this weekend"
Editor’s note. This first ran a few months ago on the Canadian pro-life site, WeNeedALaw, and is reposted with permission. The Liberal party released their gender-based violence strategy last month. The strategy aims to address issues ranging from investigating street harassment to focusing on Indigenous women, looking at impacts on LGBT communities to studying the …Continue reading "Canada’s Liberal party missed something important in gender-based violence strategy"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. A “TD” is a member of the lower house of the Irish Parliament. “Fine Gael “ is a political party. It was a development years in the making and carefully orchestrated by a pro-abortion coalition which included international organizations such as Amnesty International and billionaires. Yesterday, the committee within the …Continue reading "Irish Committee to vote to jettison constitutional amendment giving equal rights to mothers and unborn children"
By Claire Chretien December 6, 2017 – A Danish official is using the four children with Down syndrome who weren’t aborted in Denmark last year to argue that his country’s policy is not to kill everyone with an extra chromosome. Ireland may repeal its Eighth amendment, which protects the human right to life. Pro-life activist …Continue reading "Denmark aborted all but 4 babies diagnosed with Down syndrome last year"