The inevitable Death Pushers at a Disability Ageing and Lifestyle Expo

By Paul Russell Executive Director, HOPE Australia Recently my wife, Anne, attended the Disability Ageing and Lifestyle Expo at the Adelaide Show Grounds. [Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia.] Anne’s aim, as always, is to support our son, Joseph who has a disability. One thing we have learned over the …

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Peter Singer is accused of “dog whistling” to people to commit violence against people with disabilities

By Dave Andrusko It was an extraordinary moment which you can watch at the news site of the Herald Sun, an Australian newspaper. As NRL News Today has detailed in dozens of posts, “Philosopher” Peter Singer is so infamous for dehumanizing statements so extreme that he has long since become the poster boy for, among …

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Hate Crime: A killing rampage targets disabled people

By Diane Coleman – President, Not Dead Yet Editor’s note. This is excerpted from an article published July 27 on the Not Dead Yet website. Like so many in the disability community who have heard this news, we were horrified to begin the July 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by reading of …

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Assisted suicide: a chilling prospect for disabled people

Editor’s note. This first appeared on website of the disability rights group, “Not Dead Yet.” On Monday, September 23, The Times [of London] published an essay by Tanni Grey-Thompson titled “Assisted suicide: a chilling prospect for disabled people.” Below is a slightly different version of the essay, shared here with the author’s permission. Stephen Hawking …

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National Health Service (NHS) “Quality of Life” Kills Disabled Patients

By Wesley J. Smith I keep saying that if you want to see what the USA will look like in ten years under Obamacare, just look at the mess that calls itself the National Health Service in the UK. It isn’t that the NHS is socialized medicine per se–although that is part of it. More …

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British Council Recommends No Treatment for Very Young Preemies

By Liz Townsend Editor’s note. This story, from the December 2006 edition of National Right to Life News, is part of our year-long “Roe at 40” series where we reprint stories all the way back to 1973. The following was bad news, indeed. If you are not a subscriber to NRL News, call us at …

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Current law supports eugenic abortion for disabled people

By Dr. Peters Saunders Editor’s note.  Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. I am one of nine joint signatories to a letter in the Daily Telegraph today arguing that the success of the Paralympics should …

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Dehydrating the Cognitively Disabled To Death–The Never Ending Road

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This appeared on Wesley’s terrific blog over the weekend. We dehydrate profound cognitively disabled people to death in the USA–a death that comes slowly over about a two week period, often resulting in tissue cracking and even bleeding.  We dress it up in nice clothes by claiming we are …

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Abandoning the Disabled to Assisted Suicide in the UK

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This appeared on Wesley’s fine blog . The UK is falling off a vertical moral cliff on the assisted suicide issue.  It remains a crime.  But the Public Prosecutor of England and Wales has stated that if, after a complete investigation, it is determined that family or others who assist …

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