Archive for July 2017

Richard Doerflinger on the Charlie Gard case

Here is a link to Richard Doerflinger’s analysis.

developments in the Charlie Gard case

Here are a couple of news items about developments in the Charlie Gard case. Here is a story discussing a recent medical exam that was conducted in preparation for a new hearing in the case.  Here is a story discussing Charlie’s parents’ objection that the lawyer appointed to represent Charlie is a supporter of assisted suicide. Here is a very good […]

Wisconsin’s Unborn Child Protection Act

Wisconsin’s Unborn Child Protection Act gives the state “the legal authority to assist substance-addicted, pregnant women with their addiction, thus protecting both the mothers and their unborn children.” (The quote is from an article noting a press release issued by Wisconsin’s Attorney General; the article is available here.) The Wisconsin statute was held unconstitutional by a federal district […]

commentary on the Charlie Gard case

Here are links to two particularly insightful comments on the Charlie Gard case. Here is a very good piece by Melissa Moschella emphasizing the importance of parental rights. Here is an analysis of the ethical issues from the Anscombe Bioethics Centre.

“Physician-assisted suicide: Dead in some states, routine in others”

Here is a link to a good piece by Richard Doerflinger on the status of assisted suicide in the US. He notes that the momentum in favor of physician assisted suicide has stalled but that in states where physician assisted suicide is legal the practice is “more hidden from public view and even routine.”

LifeTech conference, Saturday, 16 September 2017, Cedarville University

Interested in how IT and technology can help the pro-life movement?  Students and faculty in all fields are welcome to attend LifeTech’s annual conference on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Cedarville University in Ohio.  This is the fourteenth annual conference conducted by LifeTech, an organization of engineers and software developers seeking to expand the use […]