National Right to Life mourns the death of Alfie Evans

Editor’s note. Alfie Evans died early Saturday morning. WASHINGTON – National Right to Life, the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, grieves with Thomas Evans and Kate James over the death of their son, Alfie. The 23-month-old toddler died five days after doctors at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in …

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“My Gladiator,” Alfie Evans, dies early Saturday morning

By Dave Andrusko Alfie Evans, whose “Alfie’s Army” enlisted recruits from all over the world, died early Saturday morning, five days after being taken off his ventilator by Alder Hey Children’s Hospital which refused to allow his parents to take him to Italy for further examination and possible treatment. The hospital also managed to drag …

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Alfie Evans still breathing on his own, family continues in negotiations with hospital to bring their son home

By Dave Andrusko There have been a number of developments since we reported late last night about Alfie Evans. First and foremost, as of 4:30am EST, Alfie is alive and breathing on his own. I have been unable to get a clarification, but it appears as if he is receiving only water, no nourishment. As …

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Charlie Gard’s parents call for law to protect babies like Alfie Evans

By Dorothy Cummings McLean LONDON, April 27, 2018 — Charlie Gard’s parents have praised Alfie Evans’ parents and voiced support to a change in the laws regarding parental wishes in medical care. Like Alfie Evans, the late Charlie Gard was an infant whose parents were unsuccessful in having him transferred to a hospital outside the United …

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Alfie Evans’s—and Britain’s—Dark Hour

A Life not worth living? By John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera Honestly, I’m not sure which hour is Britain’s darkest, the Blitz of 1940 or right now. The recent blockbuster film “Darkest Hour” portrayed Winston Churchill’s gallant effort to save Britain from the Nazi war machine, as well as the evil ideology that fueled it—an …

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Alfie Evans’ parents give ‘final interview,’ asks for privacy

“We will work with his treating team on a plan that provides our boy with the dignity and comfort he needs” By Dave Andrusko Reportedly after spending the afternoon in talks with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, an exhausted Tom Evans made what The Mirror described as a “dramatic u-turn,” calling on “Alfie’s Army” …

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Alfie Evans is not ‘dying’ or ‘brain-dead,’ he’s been misdiagnosed: Polish doctor

By Dorothy Cummings POLAND, April 26, 2018 – A Polish doctor has stated that UK toddler Alfie Evans is not “dying” and is certainly not “brain-dead.” Dr. Izabela Pałgan, a pediatrician and children’s oncologist from Bydgoszcz in Poland, told Radio Wnet April 25 that in her professional opinion, doctors at Alder Hey hospital in Liverpool …

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Court of Appeal again turns down Alfie Evans’ parents request to take him to Italian hospital

Seriously ill toddler has been without food since Monday night By Dave Andrusko A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal this afternoon rejected a challenge brought by the parents of Alfie Evans to a decision rendered by Mr. Justice Hayden that Tom Evans and Kate James may not transfer their very ill toddler to …

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Court of appeal denies parents’ appeal to transfer Alfie Evans to Rome

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. As we were about to post this update, the Liverpool Echo reported, “All grounds of appeal were refused by Lord Justice McFarlane.” We will provide a further update within the hour. Following a hearing before Court of Appeal judges Lord Justice McFarlane, Lord Justice Coulson, and Lady Justice King, a …

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Court of Appeal hears lawyers plead that Alfie Evans be allowed to be transferred to hospital in Rome

By Dave Andrusko The lead paragraphs in a Tuesday Washington Post story about Alfie Evans beautifully summarized what is taking place as Alfie’s parents desperately try to persuade the British judiciary to allow them to take their seriously ill toddler to Gesu children’s hospital, which has indicated its willingness to admit the 23-month-old son of …

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Judge rejects request to transport Alfie Evans to Italy

By Dave Andrusko Evidently there is nothing Alfie Evans can do, no matter how contrary to predictions of the medical “experts,” that will persuade trial judge Justice Hayden to allow his parents to take their very ill toddler to Bambino Gesú Hospital, in Italy. Doctors at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool took Alfie off …

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Tom Evans: “My son is still ALIVE AFTER OVER 10 horrendous scary heartbreaking hours. Pray for him.”

By Dave Andrusko As we posted earlier, Alfie Evans’ family was scheduled to meet with trial Judge Mr. Justice Hayden at 3:30 pm London time to request once again that they be allowed to transfer their critical ill 23-month-old son to a hospital in Rome. The Daily Mail posted Alfie’s barrister will ask the judge …

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