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Ordinary and Extraordinary Means of Treatment

When preparing our own advance medical directives, or when assisting others to do so, it is critically important for us to know precisely where ordinary means of treatment end and extraordinary means begin. Pro‑euthanasia groups have made a lot of progress by lodging in the public mind the specter of [...]

By |2020-09-02T08:14:22-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: , , , |
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Is Nazi Euthanasia Resurfacing in the U.S.?

The Hippocratic Oath...is an honorable historical document, which, however, does not altogether fit present times.  If it is to be applied today, the wording has to be changed very extensively, and in these reformulations a series of new oaths have been drawn up which have only a vague relationship to [...]

By |2020-07-22T09:17:49-04:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: , , , , |
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Church Teachings on Euthanasia

Once any human being becomes worthless or expendable, all are reduced from an absolute to a relative value and no two human beings would be of equal worth, thus demolishing the very foundation of moral order....By devaluing life ― the life of the unborn, the elderly, the comatose patient, the [...]

By |2020-06-08T11:35:10-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: , , , , |
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An Introduction to the Problem of Euthanasia

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 [...]

By |2020-04-17T16:16:11-04:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: , , , , |