Brittany Maynard ends her life

Sheila Liaugminas | 03 November 2014
Prayer vigils and outreach efforts did not fail her. The assisted suicide movement did.

Brittany Maynard as a cause and a person

Sheila Liaugminas | 31 October 2014
One side wants to advance her advocacy for assisted suicide. The other wants to save her life.

Dr. Death meets his

Sheila Liaugminas | 04 June 2011

Deny conscience and redefine ethics

Sheila Liaugminas | 19 May 2011
And still call it health care?

Suicide kits(?!)

Sheila Liaugminas | 29 March 2011
Are we sufficiently jarred? Why would anybody devise a method to help people end their lives? And what in the world drives people to want to do that?

Don’t kill. And don’t make me help you die.

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 March 2011
And don’t make me lie about knowing you’re killing yourself, either.

Stop killing the disabled

Sheila Liaugminas | 25 February 2011
I remember receiving a notice in March 2005, a warning written by a man in the Netherlands, that if America allows Terri Schiavo to die in the manner that was unfolding so dramatically at the time, Dutch euthanasia would soon come to this country and there would be no stopping it. It has happened more than even he may have foreseen.


Sheila Liaugminas | 04 February 2011
If you’ve seen those gripping previews of the movie “Sanctum” and plan to see the movie, consider this a spoiler alert. At least, consider it an alert because people need one when Hollywood puts out films that as one critic put it, are visually stunning but morally vapid.

Pop media soft-peddling death

Sheila Liaugminas | 29 November 2010
As usual, it’s being done under the disguise of compassion. This storyline is getting mainstreamed, and even if well-intended, it’s dangerous.

A humanist argument against euthanasia

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 May 2010
The false premise at the center of the ‘right to die’ movement is that it upholds the very progressive ideal of radical personal autonomy. That, however, is a marketing ploy.

More on those ‘mercy killings’

Sheila Liaugminas | 08 January 2010
Or, ’shooting fish in a barrel’, as Dr. Mark Mostert so aptly but wincingly puts it.

On a side note…

Sheila Liaugminas | 08 January 2010
...that’s how the Dutch News treats the story of euthanasia….or “mercy killing” as they put it….in their country.

Brute law

Sheila Liaugminas | 04 January 2010
On New Year’s Eve, the Montana Supreme Court’s Baxter decision came down while no one was paying attention. They ruled that physicians can now legally prescribe drugs to help people kill themselves.

Deconstructing ‘health care’

Sheila Liaugminas | 18 December 2009
Abortion is not health care. Neither is physician-assisted suicide.

Euthanasia pioneer now admits it’s wrong

Sheila Liaugminas | 03 December 2009
Dutch euthanasia laws pave the way for the right to die movement’s campaign in other countries. Now the Dutch minister who originally promoted the law says it was a mistake.

Terri Schiavo’s life

Sheila Liaugminas | 02 December 2009
It began on this day, 46 years ago. Her family, who recently suffered the loss of Terri’s father, is ever-hopeful and grateful for everyone around the world who shares their cause.

‘Death panels’

Sheila Liaugminas | 20 October 2009
Sarah Palin introduced that term into public and political debate over health care reform and now it’s regularly repeated by news analysts, usually scorned but occasionally affirmed.

The face of euthanasia

Sheila Liaugminas | 14 September 2009
Seems like everyone would know Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s immense role in spreading the cause of death on demand.

Sheila Reports promises a perspective here that you may not be getting in mainstream media and the politically charged blogosphere. Don’t expect political correctness, because politics doesn’t determine what’s correct. This space is grounded in the natural law and moral order. And it expects civility, goodwill and an openness to truth and reason.

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