Assisted suicide Philosophy

Wesley Smith Presentation on “The Danger of an Undignified Bioethics”

Wesley Smith, a plenary speaker at the 2013 Life and Learning Conference, opened with the question, “Why, when medical science has gone so far to limit and eliminate pain, are we considering ‘the right to die,’ ‘death with dignity,’ and ‘assisted suicide’?” He believes that the answer lies in Yuval Levin’s explanation that “health” has become a […]

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2013 University Faculty for Life Conference Begins Today

If you are in the San Francisco area, please join us at the 2013 UFL “Life and Learning” Conference.  Registration is available from 12 to 5 p.m. at the University of San Francisco Fromm Hall in the Commons. Here is the conference schedule: Friday, May 31st, 2013 2:00 – 2:15pm             Conference Opening and Welcome – (Fromm Hall, […]

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Information on Pro-life Library collections needed

Jeff Koloze is looking for information on libraries that specialize in pro-life collections (500+ items. If you have any information on such a collection, send it to the address below: Dr. Jeff Koloze President, Koloze Consultants 10019 Granger Road Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125-3101 216-262-3511 LinkedIn profile:

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Teresa Collett’s comment on the Gosnell case

Here is a link to a very good op-ed by Teresa Collett. Teresa explains why Gosnell could not have been prosecuted in Minnesota. Richard M.


G.E.M. Anscombe Conference at Oxford

One of the great pro-life philosophers of the 20th century was analytic philsoopher G.E.M. Anscombe, of Oxford and Cambridge Universities.  The Anscomber bioethics Centre and Blackfriars Hall at Oxford are sponsoring a conference called “The Moral Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe.” It will be held Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September 2013 at St Hugh’s College, Oxford […]

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“Bioethics Hates the Light”

That’s the title of a recent blog post by Wesley Smith. Smith’s post is a comment on the continuing controversy about the infamous article (by Guibilini and Minerva)  in the Journal of Medical Ethics defending after-birth abortion–or infanticide. The article caused a firestorm, and is now the subject of a special issue of the Journal of Medical […]

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Wesley Smith on the expansion of euthanasia in Europe

Here is link to an item in the National Right to Life News by Wesley Smith in which he discusses his article in the May 2013 First Things (“Medicinal Murder”) on the expansion of euthanasia in Europe.  Here’s the conclusion of the National Right to Life post–“The collapse of morality in Belgium, the Netherlands, and […]