Inherent dignity, Alzheimer’s, and the human person’s right to life

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 …

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Indiana Gov. signs law banning abortions based solely on disability or gender

By Dave Andrusko Indiana Gov. Mike Pence last week added to his pro-life credentials by signing HEA 1337, a comprehensive measure which, among other provisions, protects unborn babies who would be aborted because of a disability or because of their gender (almost always girls). Indiana joins North Dakota in prohibiting abortions based on a prenatal …

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Lessons on Love, Down Syndrome, and Dignity from Joey Feek

By Leticia Velasquez, co-founder, KIDS (Keep Infants with Down Syndrome) Editor’s note. World Down Syndrome Day is observed annually on March 21 to raise public awareness of and about Down syndrome. On March 4, the world of pop culture mourned the passing of Joey Feek. She was a country duet singer with her husband Rory, …

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Maryland “Death with Dignity Workgroup” Recap

Editor’s note. This analysis comes from Maryland Against Assisted Suicide. Last week, the Maryland General Assembly’s “Death with Dignity Workgroup” met for a discussion amongst themselves, going over past testimony and considering ways to change the assisted suicide bill that failed last session. What were the solutions and changes they decided on? Not much. We …

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