By Nancy Valko An April, 2019 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association titled “Attitudes Toward Physician-Assisted Death From Individuals Who Learn They Have an Alzheimer Disease Biomarker” found that approximately 20% of cognitively normal older adults who had elevated beta-amyloid — a biomarker that is thought to increase the risk of Alzheimer’s …Continue reading "Alzheimer’s Disease and Marketing Death"
An estimated 650 patients at an English hospital had their lives ‘shortened’. It has taken 20 years to get to the bottom of the scandal By Michael Cook What do you think? Am I naïve, or what? When I hear that without a good medical reason the life of a hospital patient “was shortened”, it …Continue reading "‘Please make comfortable’"
By Dave Andrusko When anti-life forces talk about “normalizing” their agenda, a key component is persuading an already receptive entertainment industry to portray aborting children or “assisting” people to die in the most favorable possible light. Enter “Mary Kills People”–and no, I am not making this up. It is a new series, debuting tomorrow on …Continue reading "“Mary Kills People” trades comforting fantasy for the reality of “assisted deaths”"
By Dave Andrusko This particular essay, by Sarah Russo, originally dealt with the federal version of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. But with the measure having just passed two states (Ohio and Kentucky) and introduced in others, her post is worth reflection as momentum continues to build. Had you not read the headline—“lost my …Continue reading "Mother of preemie sadly concludes “life and death” abortion decision “a woman’s to make alone”"
By Kristi Burton Brown Abortion is anything but a simple choice. It affects not just the child who dies in an unimaginable way. It affects not just the mother who suffers through the abortion or the father who could do nothing to stop it. Abortion affects the family at large – grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, …Continue reading "The suffering brothers and sisters of aborted children"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In a December 28th press release, Eric Schneiderman, the Attorney General of New York, announced the arrest of two registered nurses and a certified nurse aide in connection with the death of an 81-year-old ventilator dependent resident of the A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in …Continue reading "Three arrested in New York death of ventilator-dependent resident"
By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suicide is promoted in the USA with fear mongering about the terminally ill suffering with intractable pain for which nothing other than a lethal overdose will suffice. In actual suicide facilitation, existential issues–such as fears about being a burden or loss of dignity–rather than untreatable pain are the reasons people …Continue reading "“Worse Than Death” Meme Pushes Culture of Death"
By Dave Andrusko As we’ve discussed several times over the past two weeks, we’re experiencing a very odd confluence: the 40th anniversary of the life-affirming Hyde Amendment, which took place September 30 and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the death-dealing Planned Parenthood on October 16. We are continuing to post stories about both. …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood’s unceasing death-dealing agenda"
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 May …Continue reading "“Culture of Death”: a mother lode of insight and wisdom"
Study included abortion in nation’s mortality statistics By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research 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 …Continue reading "UNC Study Shows Enormity of Abortion’s Impact on Public Health, Minorities"
By Nancy Valko The tragic cases of Nancy Cruzan and Christine Busalacchi , young Missouri women who were claimed to be in a “persistent vegetative state” and starved and dehydrated to death, outraged those of us in Missouri Nurses for Life and we took action. Besides educating people about severe brain damage, treatment, cases of …Continue reading "Conscientious Objection, Conscience Rights and Workplace Discrimination"
Editor’s note. This comes courtesy of Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. Local news station WWMT is reporting that a woman in Battle Creek, Michigan, was found dead after recently having an abortion. The woman had an abortion and then went to Bronson hospital complaining of pain, according to reporter Brittany Gray. She …Continue reading "Woman in Battle Creek found dead after abortion"