By Michael Cook The Federation of Swiss Medical Doctors (FMH) has refused to include in its code of ethics new guidelines on end-of-life care proposed by the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS). These provide that a physician may practice assisted suicide for patients presenting with “unbearable suffering” related to the symptoms of an incurable …Continue reading "Swiss doctors go head-to-head over liberal guidelines for assisted suicide"
By Wesley J. Smith Readers here may recall the infamous Charlie Gard case earlier this year. Charlie was a terminally ill baby with a progressive and terminal genetic disease. Charlie’s parents wanted to take their boy to a specialist in the US, but was refused permission by the hospital, later supported by a judge. Further, …Continue reading "Another UK Hospital: NO to Baby Transfer + End Life Support"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we wrote about the recommendation of a committee of the Irish Parliament which announced informally what it will formally recommend next Wednesday: an end to the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution which holds that mothers and unborn children have equal rights with authority on abortion transferred from thence forward to the …Continue reading "Recommendation of Irish Committee deciding language for abortion referendum out of kilter with public opinion"
By Jonathon van Maren NETHERLANDS, December 7, 2017 — Cry for Life, a Dutch pro-life organization that has been battling the Culture of Death in the Netherlands since 1985, is predicting a massive turnout for the 25th March for Life in The Hague this weekend, with tens of thousands of people expected to participate in …Continue reading "Tens of thousands expected to protest abortion in Netherlands this weekend"
Editor’s note. This first ran a few months ago on the Canadian pro-life site, WeNeedALaw, and is reposted with permission. The Liberal party released their gender-based violence strategy last month. The strategy aims to address issues ranging from investigating street harassment to focusing on Indigenous women, looking at impacts on LGBT communities to studying the …Continue reading "Canada’s Liberal party missed something important in gender-based violence strategy"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. A “TD” is a member of the lower house of the Irish Parliament. “Fine Gael “ is a political party. It was a development years in the making and carefully orchestrated by a pro-abortion coalition which included international organizations such as Amnesty International and billionaires. Yesterday, the committee within the …Continue reading "Irish Committee to vote to jettison constitutional amendment giving equal rights to mothers and unborn children"
By Claire Chretien December 6, 2017 – A Danish official is using the four children with Down syndrome who weren’t aborted in Denmark last year to argue that his country’s policy is not to kill everyone with an extra chromosome. Ireland may repeal its Eighth amendment, which protects the human right to life. Pro-life activist …Continue reading "Denmark aborted all but 4 babies diagnosed with Down syndrome last year"
Editor’s note. This appeared on the HOPE, Australia blog and is reposted with permission. Dr. John Obeid, a geriatrician in Western Sydney, has voiced his opinion in the Daily Telegraph about why assisted suicide should not be an option for his elderly patients. Having cared for thousands of people approaching the end of their lives, he …Continue reading "Sydney, Australia, Geriatrician: “We do not want or need physician assisted suicide”"
Editor’s note. This comes courtesy of the Irish pro-life organization Precious Life. BPAS refers to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service. The Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution provides equal rights to the mother and the unborn child and is under furious attack. Fine Gael is a political party. This has been edited for clarity. On …Continue reading "Irish Politician Slams BPAS Support of Late Term and Gender Selective Abortions"
By SPUC—The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A Newsweek article dated December 1 has compared Dr. Philip Nitschke, designer and proponent of ‘death-machines’, to renowned maverick inventor and technology magnate, Elon Musk, co-founder of Paypal, and founder of SpaceX and Tesla motors. In the headline of a review of Dr. Nitschke’s work and …Continue reading "Newsweek compares death-machine-maker Nitschke to SpaceX-founder Elon Musk"
By Hannah Ellis This November, member nations of the “Group of 7” (G-7) met in Italy to discuss current global health issues and challenges. To the outrage of abortion activists, the G-7 members landed on language that omits abortion terms under the “Gender Perspective in Health Policies and Rights for Women, Children and Adolescents” section …Continue reading "Helping Women Doesn’t Mean Advocating Abortion. Quite the Opposite, In Fact."
Marie Stopes International had 373 abortion failures in one month in the UK, a recent review found. By Philippa Taylor, Christian Medical Fellowship For the past five years, the charity Marie Stopes International (MSI) has been given £163 million in UK taxpayer money to spend on abortions in developing countries. This money also went on …Continue reading "Botching abortions in Britain, MSI is taking their ‘services’ to the world"