How we got to the point where the bodies of aborted babies are used to heat hospitals in the U.K.

  By Dave Andrusko I apologize for posting late on the ghastly news that the remains of over 15,000 aborted and miscarried babies were burned–like other “waste”—and in some cases used to heat hospitals in the United Kingdom. “Ten NHS [National Health Service] trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others …

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UK House of Commons Assisted Suicide Vote?

  By Wesley J. Smith I have traveled to the UK several times at the invitation of local activists to help them hold back the doctor-prescribed death tide. I have spoken thrice in the House of Commons building at the invitation of Labour MPs. I have spoken at a rally in Trafalgar Square. I have …

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A catalogue of reasons why Margo Macdonald’s Assisted Suicide Bill should be rejected

  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. An opinion piece in The Guardian by the Editor of the Daily Mail in Scotland, Kevin McKenna, provides a powerful critique …

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Three out of every ten human deaths in the UK occur as a result of ‘medical intervention’ before birth

  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. In 2012 there were 499,331 deaths registered in England and Wales, 54,937 in Scotland and 14,756 in Northern Ireland – a …

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UK to Keep New Medicines from the Elderly?

  By Wesley J. Smith The UK may soon tighten its health care rationing to prevent new medicines from getting to the elderly. From the Telegraph story: “New drugs would only be licensed for the NHS [National Health Service] if they help those judged to be a benefit to wider society under proposals from the …

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Man tries to trick girlfriend into forced abortion; serves no prison time

  By Kristi Burton Brown When Helen Dean was only five weeks pregnant, her boyfriend, Karim Habibi, attempted to force her to abort their son. His means? Trickery, lies, and a poisonous pill. U.K. news sites report that Habibi entered a medical office and asked a nurse for a pill to give to Helen Dean …

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No prosecution for doctors who agreed to sex-selective abortion in UK

By Michael Cook | Forty-six years after it was legalized in the UK, the legal status of abortion is still in a muddle. The Director of Public Prosecutions decided earlier this month not to prosecute two doctors who had agreed to do sex-selective abortions. Their conversations with a woman posing as a patient were filmed …

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UK Court Refuses to Impose Legal Euthanasia

By Wesley J. Smith A UK Court of Appeals has refused to impose legalized euthanasia on the country. From the AP story: British appeals court upheld a law against euthanasia in rejecting appeals from two severely disabled men who argued that doctors should be allowed to legally kill them. The two men – one of …

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UK commission calls for changes to abortion laws of disabled

By Cassy Fiano A parliamentary commission in the United Kingdom is calling for changes to abortion laws — specifically, laws that amount to eugenics against babies with disabilities. For a “normal” baby, an abortion can only be performed up until the 24th week of pregnancy. But if your baby is “disabled”? Mothers can abort them …

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The demise of the Liverpool Pathway and euthanasia by dehyration

By Alex Schadenberg, executive director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition On July 14, Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips, wrote a profound article concerning the end of the Liverpool Care Pathway in the UK. Her article was published July 14 under the title “Hope at last on the pathway to death – but the NHS still has a …

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