How legal euthanasia changed Belgium for ever
Tom Mortier and Steven Bieseman | 17 May 2013 |
tags: autonomy, Belgium, euthanasia
The ideology of absolute self-determination has become sacred and unquestionable.
There’s always another choice
Anne Ponton | 09 May 2013 |
tags: abortion, premature birth, pro-choice
A Texas mother remembers how doctors struggled to save her premature twin daughters.
Revisiting the “after-birth abortion” controversy
Shimon Glick | 08 May 2013 |
An expert on Jewish medical ethics says that the slippery slope is very real, no matter what some bioethicists may say.
Not a noble death
Michael Cook | 07 May 2013 |
tags: Belgium, euthanasia
The euthanasia of Nobel laureate Christian de Duve in Belgium is a worrying precedent for the world's baby boomers.
The President needs a history lesson
Robert R. Reilly | 30 April 2013 |
tags: abortion, Barack Obama, Planned Parenthood
The President's fulsome praise of Planned Parenthood ignores its shameful origin in racist eugenics.
Tasmania’s intimidating abortion bill
Michael Cook | 30 April 2013 |
tags: abortion, conscientious objection, Tasmania
Deregistration, heavy fines and jail terms threaten those who voice their opposition to abortion.
The real story of Savita’s tragic death
Caroline Farrow | 24 April 2013 |
Last year the death of an Indian woman was exploited as an example of Ireland’s “archaic” abortion laws. But the under-reported inquest tells a different story.
Quiet, please. Complacency at work!
Carolyn Moynihan | 16 April 2013 |
tags: abortion, Kermit Gosnell, New York Times
The New York Times has ignored an appalling abuse of human rights in nearby Philadelphia. What explains its indifference to the Kermit Gosnell abortion trial?
Why is Canada’s parliament tip-toeing around sex-selective abortion?
Margaret Somerville | 09 April 2013 |
tags: abortion, Canada, gendercide, sex-selective abortion
Debate is being stifled because the government is afraid to touch the third rail.
Only a “little, little, little” bit of killing
Peter Ryan | 05 April 2013 |
tags: Canada, euthanasia
Quebec, bellwether for Canadian social change, forges ahead with euthanasia plans.
Chile and Ireland, where motherhood really is safe
Elard Koch | 21 March 2013 |
tags: abortion law, Chile, Ireland, maternal health
What makes these two countries so similar in matters of maternal health and abortion?
Get out your stripey socks
Mary O'Neill Le Rumeur | 20 March 2013 |
tags: bioethics, Down syndrome
... and celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. It's time to explode the myths and fears that surround this condition.
New frontiers in repressing dissent
Mishka Gora | 11 March 2013 |
Tasmania may be small, but it will punch far above its weight on the world stage in shutting down protests against abortion if a new bill is passed.
Michael Cook | 05 February 2013 |
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, Tasmania
Lightweight politicians have written a lightweight report on euthanasia for Tasmanian voters.
How my mother died
Tom Mortier | 04 February 2013 |
tags: Belgium, euthanasia
A mentally-ill Belgian woman sought euthanasia to escape her problems. The doctors told her, sure, why not?
Roe’s legacy of false freedom
Meg T. McDonnell | 26 January 2013 |
tags: Millennials, pro-life movement, Roe v. Wade
A young pro-life woman wonders when some Millennials are going to wake up to the big lie about reproductive freedom.
Six lessons from death in Belgium
Michael Cook | 24 January 2013 |
tags: Belgiium, bioethics, euthanasia
The world was shocked when Belgian doctors euthanased deaf twins who could not bear to be separated.
“I don’t want to be a burden”
Paul Russell | 22 January 2013 |
tags: elderly, euthanasia, suicide
Why isn't elder suicide seen as a shameful failure of our care networks?
40 years after Roe v Wade, a deadly stalemate
G. Tracy Mehan III | 22 January 2013 |
tags: abortion, Roe v. Wade, US Supreme Court
Despite recent state restrictions and a growth in pro-life sentiment, more than a million lives are lost to abortion each year in the US.
The dead-end values driving euthanasia advocacy
Margaret Somerville | 21 January 2013 |
tags: Canada, euthanasia, relativism
A Quebec government report endorsing euthanasia rests on a moral relativism that has already failed the young.
Pro-lifers taking a new direction
William West | 15 January 2013 |
tags: abortion, human dignity, human rights, prisons, pro-life
Prison reform is human dignity issue that needs to be addressed urgently.
Lorna Tilley | 14 January 2013 |
Looking after those who are unable to look after themselves defines what it means to be human. Even hunter-gatherers knew this.
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