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“Evil committed for a good cause remains evil.” “Even when it succeeds?” “Above all when it succeeds.” ~Victor Hugo, History of a Crime (1877)1 Introduction An advance medical directive (AMD) is a legal document that allows a person to specify the medical treatment he wants and does not want in case he becomes incapable of…

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The eugenic movement, therefore, cannot be a short campaign like many political or social movements.  It is, rather, like the founding and development of Christianity, something to be handed on from age to age. ~”Report of the President of the American Eugenics Society, Inc.,” 1926.   As this short history of the eugenics movement shows,…

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It is unjust to cut short the days of a well‑shaped person.  It is not unjust, I say, to prevent the arrival in the world of a being who will certainly be useless to it. ~ The Marquis de Sade.1 The Problem of the Philosophy of Eugenics Despite all of the posturing and lofty theorizing…

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An Appalling Double Standard A few days ago, in New York City, two black pro-life women were arrested on the sidewalk outside a Planned Parenthood facility. Planned Parenthood had called the police to report the women. When the police arrived, they ordered Bevelyn Beatty and Edmee Chavannes to disperse, saying that they were violating Mayor…

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Concern for our environment is the most altruistic of the several primary motivations which drive the activities of the population control movement.  Unfortunately, the leaders of many population control groups think that the best way to preserve our natural surroundings is to decrease the number of people in the world by whatever means are available.…

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“Freedom of Choice!” Undoubtedly an ideal slogan. Freedom is the basis upon which our nation was founded, and remains our fundamental guiding principle.  Who but an ignorant bigot could possibly be against freedom, “choice,” and personal independence? When we hear “Freedom of choice!,” we imagine tattered Old Glory waving over the battleground, the strains of…

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I still believe in feminism, perhaps more than ever before.  But there was a rosy day of innocence when I believed in feminists. ~ Dr. Phoebe Spinrad.1   What exactly is “feminism?” The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines it as “organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests.”  So our question becomes: do pro-lifers really…

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The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the aged; and those in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. ― Senator Hubert Humphrey.[1]   Euthanasia: Here We Go Again! You have to…

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The Deadly Connection Between Moral Issues Even many people in the pro-life and pro-family movements do not fully appreciate the deep threads that tie together many seemingly disparate social issues. Contraception, abortion, euthanasia, divorce, pornography, same-sex “marriage,” and gender ideology (to name some of the big ones) are not isolated social or spiritual problems. Rather,…

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