Wide-scale female infanticide in Karachi, Pakistan

By Dave Andrusko The sickening headline only begins to describe the horror that is taking place in Pakistan: “Karachi becoming a killing field for newborn girls.” Writing this week for The News, Fakhar Durrani reports that the Edhi foundation and Chhipa Welfare organisation “have found 345 new born babies dumped in garbage in Karachi” between …

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Infanticide in India: Abortion devalues human life both before and after birth

By Carmel Nisha Pius Franco In two separate incidents this past week, newborn babies were brutally murdered by their own parents in India. In both cases, the babies escaped abortion but ended up facing similar violence after being born. Clearly, if human life is not respected inside the womb from the beginning, it can more …

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Darwinism and Infanticide

By Wesley J. Smith The evolutionary biologist, Jerry Coyne, writes a blog entitled, “Why Evolution is True.” One would think that by choosing that title, Coyne should restrict his discussions to questions of science that touch on questions and explanations about how and why life changes over time. But Coyne–as many Darwinists do–takes the question …

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In the Charlie Gard controversy, the NY Times backs infanticide

By Michael Cook In an op-ed this week the NY Times hits rock bottom. The case of dying English baby Charlie Gard shows how much public opinion about life and death issues is swayed by emotion rather than thoughtful deliberation. Charlie was born with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome. This condition is so rare that there …

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Indian woman nearly dies from botched abortion, authorities investigating whether the baby was a victim of female infanticide

By Dave Andrusko The Times of India is reporting that authorities are investigating the botched abortion of a woman carrying a 21-old-baby for how it happened in an area on the Southeast coast of India and whether it was a case of female infanticide. Reporter Ravindra Uppar explained According to reliable sources, the woman from Markandeya …

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“Death Control” and the bioethics peril

By Wesley J. Smith Thousands of medical ethicists and bioethicists, as they are called, professionally guide the unthinkable on its passage through the debatable on its way to becoming the justifiable until it is finally established as the unexceptionable.  — Richard John Neuhaus If you want to see what is likely to go awry in …

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Promoting Infanticide in Newsweek

By Wesley J. Smith Everything old is new again. From circa the 1910s, through the end of World War II, infanticide of disabled babies was promoted at the highest politically progressive levels. Helen Keller of all people, argued that killing disabled children was merely the “weeding of the human garden,” apparently believing that she would …

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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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European Parliament: Working Group on Bioethics and Human Dignity exposes Neonatal Infanticide

Editor’s note. This comes from the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. A conference was held at the European Parliament hosted by the EPP Working Group on Bioethics and Human Dignity on the “Medical, Legal & Ethical Aspects of Neonatal Infanticide” with Miroslav Mikolásik, MEP [Member of the European Parliament] from Slovakia, co-president of the Group, …

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Groningen U Slogan Should Be “We Kill Babies”

By Wesley J. Smith Doctors at the Groningen University Medical Center commit infanticide. If a baby is born with serious disabilities–and the death doctors conclude they will have an “unlivable life”–the baby’s fate is often to be on the receiving end of a lethal injection. Doctors there even created a how-to-decide-which-babies-to-kill bureaucratic checklist known as …

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“The One-Child Policy does not need to be changed, it needs to be eliminated entirely”

Editor’s note. The following is the statement of Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl.), Cochairman of the Congressional Executive Commission on China, at a Thursday hearing on “China’s New ‘Two Child Policy’ & the Continuation of Massive Crimes Against Women and Children.” The hearing webcast can be watched here. For over three decades, China’s barbaric One-Child Policy …

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Is China’s One-Child “Change” Good News?

By John Ensor On my way to the airport, at 7:59 AM, a week ago Thursday, my Fox News alert beeped and my eyes bulged, reading, “China abolishes one-child policy.” After 35 years and over 400 million unborn babies killed by the coercive power of this law, how can that not be good news? It …

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