Archive for November 2016

Ligia De Jesus Castaldi on Double Standards on Abortion and Human Rights

Here is a link to a very good essay by Ligia De Jesus Castaldi. The essay focuses on a recent book entitled “Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights” by Sherry Colb and Michael Dorf. Castaldi’s critique concludes with this passage: “Ultimately, the authors do not make any new arguments for abortion rights, and they fail to make a […]

France bans Down syndrome video

The French government has banned a video that portrays the lives of children with Down syndrome in positive terms. “The video features a number of young people from around the globe telling about their lives. Their stories reflect today’s reality of living with Down syndrome and aims to reassure women who have received a prenatal diagnosis. Their […]

Cardinal Dolan on assisted suicide

Courtesy of LifeNews, here is a good piece from Cardinal Dolan, the Chair of the US Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities,  on the importance of renewing the battle against assisted suicide. http://www.lifenews.com/2016/11/21/cardinal-dolan-calls-for-renewed-fight-against-doctor-assisted-suicide/

DC Council approves “Death with Dignity Act”

Here is a link to a story in the National Right to Life News about the latest developments. The DC Council has approved an assisted suicide bill. http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2016/11/d-c-council-approves-assisted-suicide-bill/#.WC3GtvzrvIU

Richard Doerflinger on the DC assisted suicide bill

Here is a link to a very good article by Richard Doerflinger some of the serious problems with the DC bill that would allow assisted suicide in our Nation’s capital. http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2016/11/18224/?utm_source=The+Witherspoon+Institute&utm_campaign=8241dc4ffd-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_15ce6af37b-8241dc4ffd-84151629  

Colorado approves assisted suicide proposal

Here is a link to a lifesitenews story on Colorado’s approval of Proposition 106, the “Colorado End of Life Options Act.” Colorado is now the 6th state to allow physician assisted suicide. https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/colorado-assisted-suicide-vote