Archive for the ‘Euthanasia’ Category

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.

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.

“Assisted Suicide in D.C.”

Here’s a link to a very good commentary by Elyse Smith on a bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide in DC. Here’s Smith’s conclusion: “Once a society buys into the lie that our dignity and value are expendable at will, determined by a utilitarian ethic, measured in terms of our economic productivity and ability to […]

Euthanasia for children in Belgium

From, here is a story marking a deplorable development–the first reported instance of euthanasia of a minor in Belgium. The details are sketchy, but you can be sure that this won’t be the last. Here’s additional commentary on this from Michael Cook.

New Mexico Supreme Court upholds state ban on physician assisted suicide

Here is a link to the June 30, 2016 decision by the New Mexico Supreme Court upholding the state’s ban on assisted suicide. A trial court judge in New Mexico  had found the law unconstitutional. By a divided vote, the court of appeals reversed and the New Mexico Supreme Court has now also rejected the trial judge’s decision. […]

A Seamless Garment that Fits

David Paul Deaval writes, “A Seamless Garment that Fits,” for Crisis Magazine. In it Deaval talks about the inadequacies of the various pro-abortion arguments that pro-lifers don’t care about the born. He also asks what would be the “threads” ina genuine seamless garment.  HT Prolife Center at the University of St. Thomas