The medical profession needs to reflect on the crimes of Nazi doctors, says The Lancet

By Michael Cook Medical ethics education must be informed by a robust understanding of medicine’s role within the Nazi regime, according to a new report from The Lancet Commission on medicine, Nazism, and the Holocaust: historical evidence, implications for today, teaching for tomorrow. This is the first Lancet Commission focused on the history of medicine. Through examples of discriminatory …

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Shades of 2011. Biden again excuses grotesque human rights violations by China

By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers with long memories will recall the stupendously stupid remarks then Vice President Joe Biden make in 2011 to Chinese students at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. Based on the official transcript put out by the State Department, Biden was responding to questions and made a comparison between the United States and …

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Allegers of “Fake Clinics” Vote for Fake Health Care

By Jor-El Godsey “Discuss and decide” should not be how human rights, human responsibilities, and fundamental respect for humans are determined. But that is what Senate Democrats (as well as one of their own governors who happens to be a physician) believe about the rights of a living, human being who has arrived into the …

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Two views of human rights: Exclusive or inclusive?

By Paul Stark Human embryos and fetuses are living human organisms. They are members of the species Homo sapiens at the earliest stages of their lives. But many people believe that these human beings in utero do not have a right to life. Why not? Because they are different from the rest of us in …

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Video showing in an amusing manner how bad pro-abortion arguments are goes viral

By Texas Right to Life A video released last week that is going viral takes the abortion lobby to task for lack of logic and magical thinking. In the video, a woman posing as an abortion activist states, “Human rights – you may think you’ve always had yours, but you would be wrong.” She then …

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Trump Administration pushes back against reproductive rights as human rights

By Michael Cook More pushback from the Trump Administration against “reproductive rights” can be seen in the latest Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The 2017 edition omits a section called “reproductive rights” in which access to contraception and abortion, as well as maternal mortality rates, was sketched out for every country. In its place …

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Human Rights Groups Thank U.S. for Rolling Back Abortion in Impending Report

By Austin Ruse Editor’s note. This appeared at C-Fam and is reposted with permission. WASHINGTON DC– A coalition of 197 groups from around the world have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson thanking him for expected changes in the annual State Department report on human rights. The letter thanks Tillerson “…for supporting …

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Exclusive or inclusive? Two views of human rights

By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. 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 …

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Do human rights still matter in Canada?

Since 1969 pre-born excluded By Mike Schouten, Weneedalaw.ca May 9, 2017 – As we approach Canada’s 150th anniversary, and as pro-life Canadians gather in Ottawa and provincial capitals, We Need a Law is advocating for the country’s youngest citizens. “Canada is known around the world for having a high standard of human rights,” said We …

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Jan. 22 Assembly for Life draws more than 500 people, filled with Joy and Hope

By Domenico Bettinelli, Director of Community Engagement, Massachusetts Citizens for Life The Assembly for Life on Sunday, Jan. 22, was an afternoon of hope and a palpable sense of joy and expectation as one of our largest crowds ever gathered to celebrate life and renew our commitment to restore respect for life. More than 500 …

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