By Dave Andrusko When senior midwives Mary Doogan and Connie Wood won a pivotal right of conscience case on appeal in 2013 after having lost at trial, everyone knew the legal proceedings would not end there. This week Doogan and Wood—indeed pro-lifers throughout medicine—suffered a crushing blow at the hands of the United Kingdom’s …Continue reading "Pro-life medical personnel in the UK suffer devastating loss as Great Britain’s highest court decides against Scottish midwives"
By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a …Continue reading "Glasgow health board again tries to force midwives to supervise abortions"
By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. Two Roman Catholic midwives who lost a legal battle to avoid taking part in abortion procedures have launched an appeal at the …Continue reading "Catholic midwives appeal court ruling forcing them to supervise abortions"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. The first three background paragraphs of this post were provided by the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) Mary Doogan and Connie Wood, midwifery sisters from Glasgow’s Southern General Hospital, will go to the Inner House of the Court of Session in Edinburgh, Scotland Tuesday January 8, to …Continue reading "Appeal hearing in midwives’ legal battle"