Italian woman with Multiple Sclerosis dies by assisted suicide 

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition An Italian woman with Multiple Sclerosis from Trieste died by assisted suicide on November 28. The Ansa.it news reported on December 12 that: 55-year-old Trieste woman committed assisted suicide by injecting herself with a lethal drug on November 28 becoming the first Italian to kill herself with the direct …

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Italian Court opens a wide door to assisted suicide

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Italy’s constitutional court opened the door to assisted suicide in its decision in the case concerning Fabiano Antoniani, known as DJ Fabo. Antoniani incurred a spinal cord injury in June 2014, in a serious car accident. His injuries caused him to be blind and live as person …

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Verona, Italy: City of Love declares itself pro-life

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Life Verona has long been immortalized as the city of love. Now, it could be known as the city of life, after councillors passed a motion declaring the North Italian city officially pro-life. Promoting motherhood Councillors approved “an initiative to prevent abortion and promote motherhood”, put forward by …

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Pro-life ads in Italy anger feminists… by pointing out how abortion kills females

By Kelli In Italy, so-called feminists and abortion supporters are incensed by a new pro-life ad campaign that drives home the fact that abortion is the leading cause of death for females in the world today. “Abortion is the prime cause of femicide in the world. #STOPABORTION,” declare the posters, displayed in Rome, which feature …

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Italian doctors refuse to do abortions, citing conscientious objection

By Sarah Terzo A pro-choice book reveals that there is an abortionist shortage in Italy. The book says: “In Sicily, 87.6% of gynecologists refuse to perform [abortions], citing conscientious objection. Research by pro-choice Italian doctor Silvana Agatone found that of over 10,000 gynecologists in Italy, only 1200 performed abortions. She and many other pro-choice doctors …

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Italy passes controversial end-of-life bill

By Michael Cook Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at Bioedge. After 30 years and 3000 attempts to propose amendments, an end-of-life bill was passed by the Italian Parliament this week which allows patients to end their lives by refusing to eat and drink. It also allows patients to express binding …

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Italian father sues for “psychological damages” for birth of daughter they had tried to abort

By Dave Andrusko An Italian couple, who live in Alessandria, in north-west Italy, is again suing because a hospital “failed” to abort their child, who is now a teenager. Only this time it is the father, rather than the mother. The mother of the unidentified couple had already “received a settlement from the hospital because …

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Italy joins Bulgaria and France in blocking euthanasia legislation as new withdrawal of treatment case is about to be heard in Britain

Editor’s note. The following appears on the blog of the [British] Christian Medical Fellowship. Earlier this year I reported that France, Australia, Scotland, Israel and Canada had recently blocked legislation to allow euthanasia or assisted suicide. Last week the Bulgarian parliament Health Committee overwhelmingly rejected a bill to legalize euthanasia and the State of Oregon …

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