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Excellent essay by Richard Stith on assisted suicide

Here is a link to an excellent essay by Richard Stith entitled “Making Death Easier Makes Life Harder.” Here is his concluding paragraph: “Each withdrawal of protection against suicide endangers not only the lives but also the human dignity and support relationships of persons with burdensome infirmities. By contrast, when our law and culture treat […]

The Disabled and the Right to Life

Here is a link to a recent story by Dr. Rebecca Oas the work of UN committees (including the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) supporting abortion on disabled children. Such stories remind us of the critical work that groups such as Not Dead Yet perform in fighting for the rights of the […]

Eighth Circuit Reverses Injunction against Missouri Abortion Law

Here is a LifeNews story about the September 10, 2018 decision of the Eighth Circuit reversing a ruling that enjoined the application of a Missouri abortion statute. The law requires that abortionists have admitting privileges at local hospitals and also requires abortion clinics to meet state requirements for ambulatory surgical centers.  The Missouri law is similar to the […]

New issue of ProVita, the University Faculty for Life newsletter

Here is a link to the latest issue of ProVita, the newsletter of University Faculty for Life. Thanks to Dr. Margaret Hughes (Thomas Aquinas College) for her work in editing the newsletter!!!

Economist debate on assisted suicide

Here  is a link to a BioEdge story about a debate on assisted suicide published in the Economist.

Federal Court of Appeals Invalidates Alabama’s Ban on Dismemberment Abortions

Here is a link to a story on the 11th Circuit’s August 22, 2018 decision in West Alabama Women’s Center v. Williamson affirming a lower court decision invalidating Alabama’s ban on dismemberment abortions. Here is a link to the court’s opinion. An interesting feature of the decision is that both Chief Judge Carnes (the author of […]