“I will” means something after all
Is free will becoming fashionable again in neuroscience?
Tasmanian ban on abortion protests may not be constitutional
A legal expert argues that the new law provision breaches the freedom of political communication.
Doctors who are willing to do abortions are becoming scarcer and scarcer in Italy.
What if we had a pill for the madness of love?
Is it really just a matter of chemistry?
Tasmania stifles abortion protest with new law
The island state has just approved a law which mandates referral and suppresses dissent.
Nov 22, 1963: Aldous Huxley
The author of Brave New World warns us that drugs and recreational sex are dehumanising.
Euthanizing the unhappy: the urgent need for love
It was not medicine that Nancy Verhelst needed - least of all a fatal injection.
Politics and abortion trump women’s health in California
Safety concerns about a new law are dismissed because pro-lifers happened to voice them.
Belgium, where death becomes the norm, living the exception
A documentary about ten years of legal euthanasia is a touchstone for radically different approaches to suffering.
What’s wrong with Richard Dawkins?
For starters, his arguments for Darwinism are not very scientific.
Profound wonder is the way to welcome babies with fatal conditions
Twenty reasons to think twice about aborting a baby with anencephaly
Euthanasia puts the elderly at risk
Legalisation contaminates the caring ethic and compromises our ability to trust doctors.
Gynecology before Roe v. Wade
Thanks largely to the efforts of one doctor, abortion was formally condemned.
Permanent Present Tense
The moving story of a man whose memory was limited to what happened 30 seconds ago.
Left-winging it on the right to life
The President of Ecuador says he will resign if “betrayers” in his party insist on liberalising abortion.
Whose choice? How new rights may expand old oppression
Wherever men make women’s sexual decisions for them, the option of abortion will be a man’s choice.
Sweetening the pill
A young woman dissolves the sugar coating on the contraceptive pill and exposes its harmful, anti-woman core.
International opposition grows to UK’s three-parent embryos
The British government is about to embark on the precedent-shattering move of allowing genome engineering.
The world’s most famous physicist tells his own story
Stephen Hawking's autobiography is a thoroughly enjoyable introduction to the achievements of a cultural icon.
Paying the price for their autonomy
Some Belgian doctors have discovered an easy way to cover up their mistakes. By killing them.
Her perfect boy
A Florida mother shows what real love is as she cares for a child with Trisomy 18.
Discovered: the secret of morality
American scientists contend that the way to make people more moral is to get them to think about science.
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