Editor’s note. This press release from the National Association of Pro-Life Nurses appears on the blog of Nancy Valko. All boldface emphases are the author’s. In June 2019, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates decisively approved reaffirming the AMA’s long-standing policy opposing physician-assisted suicide despite enormous pressure from assisted suicide supporters and groups …Continue reading "The National Association of Pro-life Nurses Condemns the American Nurses Association Decision to Drop Its Long-standing Opposition to Assisted Suicide"
April 8, 2019–Bristol, Tennessee–A draft statement by the American Nurses Association [ANA] regarding a nurse’s role when a patient requests physician-assisted suicide corrupts the role of a nurse. The nursing profession has a historical record of assisting patients with comfort, increasing and/or sustaining quality of life, seeing life’s intrinsic value and providing holistic family support, …Continue reading "The Coalition of Christian Nurse Practitioners Opposes the American Nurses Association Proposed Position Statement: “The Nurse’s Role When a Patient Requests Aid in Dying”"
By Greg Schleppenbach In early November, three brave nurses came to Washington, D.C. to tell their disturbing stories of coercion to members of Congress and the public–about how they were forced to choose between participating in abortion and losing their jobs. Cathy DeCarlo came to the U.S. from the Philippines in 2001 to advance her …Continue reading "No One Should Be Forced to Participate in Abortion"
By Mary Rodrigues Legislative Assistant – Department of Federal Legislation “I was forced to choose between following my conscience and keeping my job to support my family.” — Fe Vinoya, Emergency Room Registered Nurse from Same Day Surgery, New Jersey “Do no harm” is a phrase that many of us are familiar with from the medical …Continue reading "Capital Event Highlights Need for Conscience Protection Act"
The National Association of Pro-life Nurses (NAPN) is deeply saddened to learn of the recent position statement of the American Nurses Association (ANA) regarding the withholding of food and hydration as a means of hastening death. Our organization had hoped that the announcement of the study of the issue would result in a better decision, …Continue reading "National Association of Pro-life Nurses “deeply sadden” by American Nurses Association position in favor of voluntary holding of Food and Hydration"
Use of nurses and midwives could “save money,” speed up services By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in the United States are familiar, very familiar, with how the deadly work of the Abortion Industry is facilitated, expedited, and justified by a coterie of powerful institutions, including almost the entire Media Elite, virtually all of Academia, and much …Continue reading "British pro-abortionist’s revisionist history: “Abortion Act” never said only physicians could perform abortion"
By Wesley J. Smith Last year, the Canadian Supreme Court created a right to euthanasia and assisted suicide. To qualify for death, the court ruled unanimously, one must be a competent adult with a medically diagnosed condition causing “irremediable suffering”—a circumstance wholly determined by the patient and including “psychological suffering.” The decision went well beyond …Continue reading "Canada declares war on Christian doctors and nurses"
By Sarah Terzo A pro-choice student nurse began having doubts about her position after witnessing an abortion. Author Jeff Lane Hensley quotes her in his book “The Zero People.” This book contains pro-life essays on abortion from various writers. “I was for abortion, I thought it was a woman’s right to terminate pregnancy she …Continue reading "Nursing student witnesses abortion, rethinks pro-choice stand"
Editor’s note. The following excerpts are from the blog of the Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization. A London hospital which tried to force two Christian nurses to participate in abortion has backed down after receiving a letter from a Christian lawyer. The story, which Liverpool barrister Neil Addison of the Thomas More Legal Centre …Continue reading "London hospital backs down from forcing Christian nurses to participate in abortion after receiving lawyer’s letter"