Planned Parenthood operative advocates for “children,” just not unborn children

By Dave Andrusko A tip of the hat to Live Action News for making readers aware of “It is time to stand up for women’s bodies,” a by-the-numbers op-ed produced for The Tennessean newspaper by a local Planned Parenthood operative. While Francie Hunt, the executive director of Tennessee Advocates for Planned Parenthood, crushes President-elect Donald …

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When children are about “I want”

By Béatrice Fedor One of the problems with the “wanted child” mentality is that it’s teaching us that everything revolves around “I want.” In life, things and people don’t always live up to our expectations. Whether it’s work or relationships, things won’t often come at the right time; they rarely fulfill our dreams; people often …

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Euthanizing Children

By Wesley Smith The death of a terminally ill seventeen-year-old boy made headlines recently, as Belgium’s first case of child euthanasia. I don’t understand the sudden fuss. The Netherlands has long allowed minors to request and receive euthanasia: Dutch children down to age sixteen can receive euthanasia without their parents’ consent, and children can be …

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Child Killing Center Soon in the Netherlands

By Wesley J. Smith Netherlander doctors kill terminally ill, disabled, elderly, Alzheimer’s patients, and mentally/ill depressed age 12 and up. They also commit infanticide of dying and disabled infants, even though that is not technically legal. Now, medicalized killing boosters want to make sure that children ages 1-12 have a means of being killed, with …

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The year they did the unthinkable – child euthanasia in the Low Countries

By Paul Russell, Executive Director, HOPE Australia Hot upon the heels of the news that the first reported case of euthanasia for a minor took place recently in Belgium, comes the news from Holland that a ‘centre for euthanasia in children’ is expected to open in that country within 12 months. Dutch Health Minister, Edith …

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Reports confirmed first child euthanized under Belgium law that allows euthanasia at any age

By Dave Andrusko Little by little a few details are surfacing about an unidentified 17 year old child who was euthanized last week in Belgium who was suffering from a (conveniently) unidentified “incurable illness.” “The euthanasia has taken place,” Jacqueline Herremans, a member of Belgium’s federal euthanasia commission, told Agence France-Presse. CNN headlined its story, …

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Jean Garton tells 2016 NRL Prayer Breakfast, “Where there is life, There is Hope”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. 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 over the last five months. This first ran July …

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Teach children to be pro-choice, says Planned Parenthood board member

By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. This appeared at clinicquotes.com. A Planned Parenthood board member explains the importance of indoctrinating children with the pro-abortion message: “It’s going to be a long war, with changing strategies, so we have to teach our children, too, to be vigilant. The language of choice has to be part of their …

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The daily tragedy that never reaches the cable news networks

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation In the wake of wall-to-wall cable coverage of the Orlando tragedy, I have been thinking a great deal lately about the world in which our children are growing up. In the aftermath of the Florida massacre, I attended a webinar about how to talk to children about …

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“Extending assisted suicide to children and the mentally incompetent, once derided as ‘slippery slope’ alarmism, is now the next item on the agenda”

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Editor’s note. “Rodriguez” refers to the 1993 case of “Rodriquez v. British Columbia” in which the Supreme Court of Canada upheld Canada’s assisted suicide law. In February 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down Canada’s assisted suicide laws and used language to allow for the …

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Imaging technology of tiny coffin demonstrates the value ancient Egyptians “placed on life even in the first weeks of its inception”

By Dave Andrusko Back in mid-2014, I wrote a well-received post which was titled, “The hearts of the ancients were not hardened to the deaths of children and preborn, what about us?” The crux of the story was “It is sometimes claimed that because there were so many deaths of young children, as well as …

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Video gone viral celebrates motherhood

By Kristi Burton Brown Christian artist, Nichole Nordeman, is out with a new music video that is already going viral, a mere three days after “Slow Down” was released. While the video has over 17,000 views on YouTube, its Facebook total has already hit 2.5 million. The song celebrates the preciousness of children, calling them …

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