By Sarah Terzo Charles L. Bosk, a writer and researcher, spent time in a pediatric hospital where doctors and nurses took care of disabled and/or premature babies. Sometimes, when disabled babies were born (despite the program’s efforts to detect and abort them), the parents didn’t want them. Bosk wrote about a couple that chose not …Continue reading "Parents of disabled baby arrange their child’s death by starvation"
A leading voice in American bioethics peers into the future in his new book Wesley J. Smith is one of America’s leading commentators on bioethical issues, especially assisted suicide and euthanasia. His columns are published in the National Review and he is the author of 14 books. MercatorNet interviewed him about his latest, Culture of …Continue reading "Dissecting the age of ‘do harm’ medicine"
Editor’s note. This article was written by Dr. Catherine Ferrier and published on June 10, 2016 by impact ethics in Canadian Bioethics, Death & Assisted Dying, Law & Policy, Mental Health. Catherine Ferrier a physician in the Division of Geriatric Medicine of the McGill University Health Centre, is the president of the Physicians’ Alliance against …Continue reading "Advanced Request For Euthanasia?"
By James Lamb, Executive Director, Lutherans for Life The words still haunt my mind: “In memory of our aborted grandchild.” I have signed hundreds of acknowledgments for gifts given in memory of someone, but this one—it just seemed out of place. What was it doing there with the others? What kind of culture do we …Continue reading "Living Hope that Speaks to Life"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you want to peruse stories all day long, go directly to nationalrighttolifenews.org and/or follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/daveha For years NRL News Today has closely tracked the euthanasia/assisted suicide juggernaut. Many times and in many places, a broad coalition, led in many instances by the Disability Rights Movement, …Continue reading "“Once you breach the firewall of Hippocratic morality, only bad things can happen”"
By Dave Andrusko From the pro-abortion perspective, if there is any sure thing, it is that no matter what the outcome, the decision must always rest exclusively in the hands of the mother. Even when the choice is for life, the proper measuring stick is not that the baby is alive but that the mother …Continue reading "Her preemie survives (and thrives) but this only makes mother more supportive of “later abortions”"
Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The movie Me Before You will be released in theatres across North America on June 3. The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition is urging its supporters to boycott Me Before You in order not to give any money to the production of movies that perpetuate the ideology that death …Continue reading "“Me Before You”–Suicide as an act of “love”"
By Dave Andrusko I was absolutely stunned when I read the first few chapters of “The Culture of Death: The Age of ‘Do Harm’ Medicine,” written by the redoubtable and always insightful Wesley J. Smith. Was it the caliber of his insights? No, I had come to expect superlatives from the author of the “Human …Continue reading "A second chance to read an invaluable resource: Wesley J. Smith’s “The Culture of Death”"
By Wesley J. Smith Most people understand the word “death” to mean the end of biological life or, as Merriam-Webster defines it, “a permanent cessation of all vital functions.” But now an influential cadre of utilitarian bioethicists wants to redefine it to include a subjective and sociologically based meaning. Their purpose isn’t greater scientific accuracy. …Continue reading "A subjective definition of “death” would unleash great evil"
Editor’s note. Mississippi is poised to become the fourth state to pass the “Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act.” The following explains the bill and why the Abortion Establishment is so unnerved by it. Q: What is a dismemberment abortion? A: “DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION” means, with the purpose of causing the death of an unborn …Continue reading "What is the “Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act” and why do pro-abortionists so fear it?"
By Sarah Terzo Norma Goldberger, onetime owner of an abortion facility, wrote about one of the abortionists her abortion center employed. Every time he did an abortion, he made a strange and inappropriate “joke.” Goldberger says: He was from India and was unpretentious, friendly and low key. He always whispered to us after each abortion, …Continue reading "Abortionists and workers joke about dead babies"
Editor’s note. This post appeared Maryland Against Assisted Suicide. · Requiring a professional mental health evaluation would “unnecessarily slow down” patient’s access to physician assisted suicide. · Terminal patients are in pain so this bill must be passed. · [Including] too many regulatory requirements [in this bill] would make it impossible for a dying person …Continue reading "Physician Assisted Suicide Proponents Will Say Anything to Pass HB 404"