Here is a story on the death of Alfie Evans. Here is a good essay by Carter Snead on the whole situation. Here is an article from a few years ago by Prof. Laura Hoffman entitled “Hospital Medical Futility Policy & the Severely Disabled Child: Is Disability a Death Sentence?”
Here is a link to a good piece by Charles Camosy on the Alfie Evans case. Here is Camosy’s conclusion—“Enough with the deference to the medical and legal establishment and its judgements about which lives are worth living. Now is a time for choosing. The most vulnerable require our clear and uncompromising support.”
Here is a link to an April 19, 2018 opinion from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. The court affirmed a decision from a federal district court judge invalidating provisions of Indiana’s abortion law. The provisions banned abortion when the person performing the abortion knows the woman is seeking an abortion due to disability, […]
Here is a link to good essay by Stefano Gennarini. The essay explains that “[a]side from the importance of fighting ideological neocolonialism, building up the pro-life movement in Africa is essential given how politically and economically influential Africa is likely to become over the next century. Obianuju Ekeocha [, a pro-life activist whose good work Gennarini […]
That is the title of a recent Public Discourse essay by Gerard T. Mundy. Here is his basic message— “First, disturbingly, some of the state and district affiliates of the American Medical Association (AMA) are changing their oppositional stances on physician-assisted suicide. Second, proponents of physician-assisted suicide have been successfully inserting euphemisms into both physicians’ […]
Here is a link to a story on BioEdge about Hawaii’s legalization of assisted suicide.
Here is a link to a helpful post by Alex Schadenberg on his Euthanasia Prevention Coalition blog. He makes the point that most efforts to legalize assisted suicide have failed and that some states have recently strengthened their laws banning assisted suicide.
The Winter/Spring issue of ProVita, the newsletter of University Faculty for Life, is available here. Thanks again to Margaret Hughes for her editorial work!!!
Here is a link to an article in National Review by Michael New and Donna Harrison critiquing a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on the safety of abortion. Here is the conclusion: “Supporters of legal abortion have often argued that abortion procedures pose few health risks to women, but they […]
Here is a link to Richard Doerflinger’s latest column. The column in entitled “Food for Thought: The Push to Starve Helpless Seniors.” Here is his conclusion: “The U.S. assisted-suicide movement has ridiculed slippery-slope arguments, saying we will never follow the Netherlands in approving assisted suicide for people who only have dementia. It seems we are […]