In US and Canada, end-of-life laws endanger people with disabilities

Michael Cook | 14 October 2019 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Canada, disabilities, euthanasia, United States

Discarding the disabled

Ann Farmer | 27 May 2019 | CONNIPTIONS |  
tags: abortion, disabilities, United Kingdom

The passing of a spiritual giant

Margaret Somerville | 13 May 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: disabilities, Jean Vanier

“Transforming our Hearts”: L’Arche founder receives the Templeton Prize

Jean Vanier | 19 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: disabilities, Jean Vanier, L'Arche
Jean Vanier on how to meet each other as human beings and resolve a world crisis.

Walking the walk of peace with Jean Vanier

Margaret Somerville | 19 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: disabilities, Jean Vanier, L'Arche, peace
A personal tribute to the founder of the L'Arche communities.

Dysfunctional ‘family guy’

Sheila Liaugminas | 31 March 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Bobby Schindler, disabilities, health care rationing, Terri Schiavo, tv satire
Anyone familiar with the Fox channel’s satiric show ‘Family Guy’ already knows how irreverent its writers are about real family values and things like respect and common decency. There was none of either in a recent episode of that show when they tastelessly and offensively ridiculed Terri Schiavo and her end-of-life ordeal that gripped the nation before she passed away, five years ago.

The disappearing disabled

Mark Mostert | 25 February 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: disabilities, eugenics, genetics
Dread genetic diseases are disappearing -- because parents and doctors are eliminating the children who have them. 

Locked in without a key

Michael Cook | 02 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: disabilities, PVS, utilitarianism
Why are some bioethicists and scientists so sceptical of the incredible story of a paralysed Belgian man who began to communicate after 23 years?

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