By Bridget Sielicki A United Kingdom Army veteran who is facing criminal charges for silently praying outside an abortion facility has released a statement warning others that their basic freedoms are in danger. Adam Smith-Connor received a fine in December of 2022 for allegedly violating a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in Bournemouth. In a video of …Continue reading "UK Army vet decries plan to prosecute him for ‘thoughtcrime’ of silent prayer"
By Wesley J. Smith Medical authoritarianism continues to expand in the U.K. Readers may recall the cases of Alfie Evans and Charlie Gard, infants with catastrophic illnesses whom the courts did not allow to be taken out of their hospitals — as desired by their parents — to receive treatment elsewhere. Now, a conscious and capable 19-year-old patient, referred …Continue reading "U.K. Court Rules Hospitalized Young Woman Can’t Decide to ‘Die Trying to Live’"
By SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children UNITED KINGDOM– It has emerged that the Government’s plan to offer free abortions to Northern Ireland women, and to pay for travel costs, extends to minors in the province – and that they can be carried out without parental consent. The move has been slammed by …Continue reading "Outrage as UK Govt offers free abortions to Northern Ireland children – without parental consent"
An incredible 9 million lives have been lost in England, Scotland, and Wales By Philippa Taylor Last Friday marked 50 years since the passing of the UK’s Abortion Act, 1967, which permitted abortion on very wide grounds. In these last five decades nearly 9 million unborn babies have been aborted in England, Scotland, and Wales. …Continue reading "Nothing to celebrate: 50 years of abortion in Britain"
By Michael Cook Abortions for cleft palate, an easily-fixed facial deformity, have been rising in the United Kingdom, according to the latest official figures. In 2015, 11 were carried out. The comparable figure in 2012 was 4. Campaigners point the finger at new pre-natal tests which allow doctors to inform pregnant women of the defect. …Continue reading "Are abortions for cleft palate rising in the UK?"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Professor Ilora Finlay wrote an excellent article that was published in the Guardian Tuesday titled: “Assisted Dying: What can the UK learn from places where it is legal.” Last year the British parliament overwhelmingly defeated an assisted suicide bill. In this article, Finlay responded to the …Continue reading "Assisted Dying: What can we learn from places where it is legal"
By Wesley J. Smith A Netherlander death doctor once notoriously said he had little need for palliative care because he had euthanasia. Negligence and lousy medicine can also push desperate people into assisted suicide rather than face awful conditions. That is apparently what is happening in the UK, as horrible end-of-life care pushes people to …Continue reading "Horrible UK End-of-Life Care Pushes Assisted Suicide"
In 48 years since the passing of the Abortion Act around eight million abortions having been carried out in the UK By Anne Scanlan Editor’s note. LIFE is a United Kingdom-based pro-life organization. Tuesday, October 27, will mark 48 years since the passing of the Abortion Act with around eight million abortions having been carried …Continue reading "Join a minute’s silence to reflect on the damage wrought by the 1967 Abortion Act"
By Dave Andrusko If you are a NRL News Today reader who has read many or most of the over 20 stories we’ve written on sex selection abortions in Great Britain, you will not be surprised that the latest developments may be ambivalent, at best. Last week The General Medical Council ended its investigation of …Continue reading "Abortionist willing to perform sex-selection abortion in Great Britain may lose license"
By Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick – Not Dead Yet – UK. In the (British) House of Lords, another attempt to legalise assisted suicide/euthanasia was debated at 2nd reading stage July 18, 2014 through Lord Falconer’s ‘assisted dying’ Bill. It was rumoured that a vote would be forced and it was estimated, in advance of the …Continue reading "Not Dead Yet – UK ‘campaign’ against the assisted suicide bill in the British House of Lords"
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. The Archbishop of Canterbury has added his signature to a letter by faith leaders calling for the Assisted Dying Bill not …Continue reading "Faith leaders unite against Assisted Dying Bill"
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. Lord Falconer wants to legalise assisted suicide for adults who are mentally competent and have less than six months to live …Continue reading "Oregon–steady annual increase in assisted suicide cases sounds warning to UK"