Senior Depression Often Untreated? Euthanize!

  By Wesley J. Smith I get such whiplash. On one hand, we are oft told in the media that assisted suicide/euthanasia are “dignity” and “choice”–that ending one’s own life at the time and in the manner of one’s choosing the “ultimate civil right.” On the other, some of the same boosters of the culture …

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Switzerland’s War on the Elderly

  By Wesley J. Smith The UK media has reported the case of a third healthy elderly woman in the last several weeks having flown to Switzerland to be made dead. From the Express story: “ANOTHER British woman has been helped to die at a Swiss suicide clinic because she had grown tired of life, …

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Putting Loved Ones Out of Our Misery

  By Wesley J. Smith Emotional whipsawing is the lifeblood of euthanasia advocacy (pardon the pun). The movement thrives on often truly heart-wrenching stories to convince society to grant a general license allowing doctors or family members to help kill the disabled, despairing and dying. The Daily Mail carried such a report recently of a …

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Tragic: Australian actress commits suicide after years of depression following abortion

  By Lauren Enriquez Charlotte Dawson, a model and TV star who achieved fame in Australia, tragically committed suicide earlier this month after a long battle with depression, which was first triggered by her 1999 abortion experience. Dawson said “it was decided” that she should abort her first child with Olympic swimmer husband Scott Miller …

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Why “My Mother Regretted her abortion” is such an important essay

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update. It is not the least bit surprising that an essay in which Beth Matusoff Merfish …

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Abortion: Hardly Glamorous

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRLC Director of Education Editor’s note. Today’s entry into our year-long “Roe at 40” series is a thoughtful, insightful exploration of an article that ran in Glamour magazine. As we look to provide our readers with some of the best articles from NRL News going back to 1973, everything about …

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