By Nancy Flanders According to the BBC, the British channel island of Guernsey has liberalized its abortion law after politicians approved an extension on the gestational age limit for abortions. On Wednesday, about 200 pro-abortion and pro-life activists gathered outside as the decision to amend the 1997 abortion law was handed down in a final vote of 27 to …Continue reading "Despite anti-discrimination law, Guernsey to allow children with disabilities to be killed up to birth"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-choice author Frances Ryan claims aborting disabled babies is “the humane choice”: “There are times when abortion is the humane choice… It’s okay to say that out loud. The thought doesn’t suggest a disabled life is worth less, but acknowledges the extra time, energy, and money a severely disabled life needs.” Frances Ryan, …Continue reading "For babies with disabilities, “humane choice” is abortion says pro-choicer"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A nine-year-old boy born with just two percent of his brain is hoping to be able to walk and play football for the first time after undergoing a five-hour operation to straighten his legs. Noah Wall, from Carlisle in England, was diagnosed with spina bifida – a paralyzing …Continue reading "Noah, born with just 2% of his brain, shows that anything is possible after surgery to allow him to walk and play football"
By Miranda Willborg, Texas Right to Life Every year, preborn Texas children with health challenges and projected disabilities experience pervasive discrimination. This harsh reality substantiates the need for greater protection of preborn children with potential disabilities. Part of the Texas Abolition Strategy (TAS), a Pro-Life Priority which lays out a permanent, legal way to abolish …Continue reading "Doctors urge Parents to abort baby with disability, up until right before the baby is born"
By Sarah Terzo Barbara Katz Rothman, author of The Tentative Pregnancy, discusses the pressure that pregnant women who have been shown to be carrying unborn babies with disabilities are under to abort: “It seems that, in gaining the choice to control the quality of our children, we may be losing the choice of simply accepting …Continue reading "Parents of Disabled Unborn Babies Are Under Pressure to Abort"
By Peter Pinedo, Texas Right to Life Although advised by their doctor that most parents in their situation would abort, Alison and her husband chose Life, and they are extremely glad they did. At her 18-week anatomy scan, Alison was informed that her preborn son, Justice, was diagnosed with severe Hydrocephalus. This is a rare …Continue reading "Mother Chooses Life for Son with Disability, Now She Says “He is the Most Joyful Little Boy I’ve ever Known.”"
By Paul Stark, Communications Director, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Sometimes, in the course of pregnancy, testing reveals a genetic or developmental problem with the unborn child—a “defect,” “abnormality,” “anomaly,” “deformity,” or condition “incompatible with life” (an odd way of saying “fatal”). These revelations can be gut-wrenching. Many people think abortion is justified. In fact, …Continue reading "Why an abortion after an adverse prenatal diagnosis is not justified"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In his article published by the Epoch Times on March 10, 2021, Lee Harding interviews several disability rights activists to examine why the disability community opposes the expansion of euthanasia by Bill C-7. Taylor Hyatt, a young woman with cerebral palsy tells Harding about a personal experience: …Continue reading "Disability community worried about assisted dying expansion"
By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. Mencap describes itself as “the leading voice of learning disability.” Oh, the joys of centralized health care. Apparently, the NHS has engaged in a bigoted DNR regime for COVID patients with developmental disabilities. From the Guardian story: People with learning disabilities have been given do not resuscitate orders during the second wave of …Continue reading "U.K. Forced Do Not Resuscitate Orders on COVID Patients with Developmental Disabilities"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children SPUC announced today that for the first time, ‘Night to Shine’ would be available in Scotland. SPUC Scotland with support from St Robert Bellarmine RC Church will join nearly 500 churches around the world, registered to host ‘Night to Shine 2021’, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, virtually around the …Continue reading "SPUC announced today that for the first time, ‘Night to Shine’ would be available in Scotland."
By Eileen Haupt Editor’s note. This appeared a year ago in NRL News Today. Tim’s annual “Night to Shine” this year is February 12. Night to Shine is a ministry of the Tim Tebow Foundation, providing a prom experience for teens and adults with special needs. Each year, on the same evening, close to Valentine’s …Continue reading "Night to Shine"
By Chris Alexis Would anyone approach a disabled person and tell them they’re better off dead? Would you? The idea sounds ludicrous. Even sociopathic. But a common argument from abortion advocates says essentially that: A mother who learns her baby will have a disability shouldn’t be judged for snuffing out that life — it may …Continue reading "Disabled babies should not be aborted – Just ask this man"