Here is a link to a post by Wesley Smith discussing the efforts of disability rights organizations to oppose the assisted suicide initiative in Massachusetts. Smith notes: “Media like to portray assisted suicide opponents as primarily religious or pro life. But the facts don’t fit that supposed story. Disability rights advocates–who are mostly politically liberal […]
Here is a link to an AP story on the impact of state laws restricting abortions. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ABORTION_LAWS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT The article notes that state funding bans have had the greatest impact. Richard M.
Here is a link to an article on the recent decision from the Court of Session in Edinburgh rejecting the arguments of 2 midwives who claimed a right to conscientiously object to being forced to supervise the carrying out of abortions. http://www.sconews.co.uk/latest-edition/16846/forced-to-supervise-abortions/ I have not been able to find a copy of the decision but the descriptions […]
Call For Papers and Presenters Honoring Patients’ Treatment Choices at the End of Life: New Tools, New Challenges, New Limits Hamline University School of Law, Saint Paul, MN, November 8-9, 2012 The Health Law Institute at Hamline University and the Hamline Law Review seek proposals for presentations and papers for our all-day fall CLE/CEU Symposium […]