Here is a very useful update (by Christian Brugger) on recent legal developments relating to embryo-destructive research. http://culture-of-life.org//content/view/725/1 Richard M.
Here is a LifeNews story (first published on the Public Discourse website) on the use of prenatal testing to abort disabled babies. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/05/25/abortions-on-disabled-babies-the-prenatal-testing-sham/ Richard M.
The conference schedule is now posted on the University Faculty for Life website. See http://uffl.org/2011conference.html The conference, which will be held on June 10-11, 2011 at the University of Notre Dame, is being supported by a very generous grant from Our Sunday Visitor Institute. Conference speakers include David Solomon, Sam Calhoun, John Breen, Tom Cavanaugh, Michael New, Teresa […]
Here is an interesting item from Wesley Smith entitled “Modern Suicide Obsession a Troubling Sign of Nihilistic Times.” http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2011/05/23/modern-suicide-obsession-a-troubling-sign-of-nihilistic-times/ Richard M.
Here is a National Right to Life News story on an encouraging Gallup poll on attitudes on abortion. http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2011/05/gallup-survey-finds-opposition-to-most-abortions-belief-that-abortion-is-morally-wrong/ Here is Wesley Smith’s comment on the survey. http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2011/05/23/americans-becoming-much-more-anti-abortion/ Richard M.
Here is a powwrful column by Melissa Clouthier on aborting children with disabilities. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/05/23/aborting-imperfection-abortions-on-disabled-babies-are-dead-wrong/ Richard M.
Here is a link to discussion by Wesley Smith of the litigation concerning embryonic stem cell research. See http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2011/05/19/of-embryonic-stem-cell-research-politics-and-the-rule-of-law/ Richard M.
That’s the title of a recent column on Patheos by Trevin Wax. See http://www.patheos.com/Resources/Additional-Resources/Five-Signs-the-Pro-Life-Cause-Is-Winning-Trevin-Wax-05-16-2011.html Here’s the conclusion: “The abortion debate will not go away. The fundamental issue at stake is not reproductive freedom but the desire to extend human rights to all — even the smallest and most vulnerable human beings among us. Those who continue […]
The Spring 2011 issue of Ms. Magazine has an article on conscience rights entitled “Treatment Denied.” According to the article, substandard care is becoming rampant in the US because of protections for conscience. I haven’t seen the full text of the article yet. Most such access claims are greatly inflated. For example, in the Storman’s […]
Here is a LifeNews report on the Obama Administration’s defense of its position on conscience rights. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/05/10/obama-admin-defends-dropping-doctors-conscience-protections/ Richard M.