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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Case study: Organ donor homicide

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Most people become organ donors assuming their organs will be removed after they have died and shared with someone who needs healthy organs. But a case study published in the American Journal of Case Reports titled: Pronounced dead twice: What should an attending physician do in between? concerns …

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Nevada Legislation to Presume Consent for Organ Donation

By Wesley J. Smith Organ donation is purely voluntary in this country; that is, the donor or family have to consent. This is known as an “opt-in” system. But with waiting lists growing, the push is on for the law to presume consent to organ harvesting; that is, unless one explicitly “opts out” of being a …

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Medical Journal Pushes Harvesting Kidneys from Dying Patients

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. The sentiments reported on in this post, which appeared a year ago in NRL News Today, are only more widespread today. The New England Journal of Medicine continually publishes advocacy articles that promote radical changes in medical ethics and public policies. For example, it uncritically published the Groningen Protocol, the infanticide …

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Medical Journal Pushes Harvesting Kidneys from Dying Patients

By Wesley J. Smith The New England Journal of Medicine continually publishes advocacy articles that promote radical changes in medical ethics and public policies. For example, it uncritically published the Groningen Protocol, the infanticide bureaucratic checklist used by doctors in deciding which disabled or dying babies to euthanize in the Netherlands. Now it has published an …

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China and Forced Organ Harvesting: Cruelty on a Massive Scale

By John Stonestreet with Roberto Rivera Last week, as the world focused attention on the Hong Kong protests, a report came out that gruesomely underscored why the protesters felt led to protest. The report, issued by a London-based panel of international and medical experts, was entitled “Forced Organ Harvesting of Prisoners of Conscience in China.” …

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China Strip Mines Political Prisoners for Their Organs

By Wesley J. Smith China has long been credibly accused of allowing a black market in organ sales, the kidneys, livers, etc. coming from murdered political prisoners such as the Falon Gong. Several years ago, China promised it would eliminate this dark harvest, but according to the China Tribunal — an independent investigative tribunal into …

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Not All Immoral Organ Harvests Bother Transplant Community

By Wesley J. Smith In the China tyranny, political prisoners such as Falon Gong practitioners, are tissue typed, killed, and harvested. Their organs are sold for exorbitant prices to desperate people who travel to China to save their own lives at the cost of another’s. China has promised to stop this gruesome trade, but hasn’t. …

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Dept. of Justice investigating Planned Parenthood and others’ involvement in the sale of fetal tissue

By Dave Andrusko There we were last night watching Fox News when we learned Fox News had obtained a letter sent by Justice Department Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs Stephen Boyd to the Senate Judiciary Committee formally requested unredacted documents from the Committee supporting a December 2016 report titled “Human Fetal Tissue Research.” As …

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China, the Low Countries, and lethal organ harvesting

By Dave Andrusko The photos in the New York Post (even if only simulated) are blood curdling. Along with the accompanying story, they are the most recent reminder of “The grim reality of human organ harvesting in China.” (The article originated elsewhere and was reprinted in the Post.) We last posted about this scandal in …

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