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Cloaking Infanticide With Medical Respectability

During a testy exchange with a Weekly Standard reporter, United States Representative Nancy Pelosi, a self-professed "devout Catholic," called the discussion of late-term abortions "sacred ground." In the same conversation, she used the word "reprehensible" to describe the activities of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortionist convicted of murder after snipping [...]

By |2020-01-31T21:29:37-05:00July 17th, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |
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A Meaningless “Catholic Identity” in Belgian Healthcare

America's proponents of socialized health care often point to Europe as having the ideal system - one in which Church institutions and governments have been able to collaborate in providing high-quality, universal health care. But a look behind the curtain of apparent harmony tells a much different story: the great [...]

By |2020-01-28T20:12:11-05:00March 5th, 2012|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |
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A List of Europe’s Euthanasia Offenses

The decision of the BBC2 to air a documentary on assisted suicide was deplorable, and the documentary, which was meant to explore how different European countries deal with the issue, failed in doing so. Peter Saunders of the Christian Medical Comment blog brilliantly points out 20 important facts that the BBC left [...]

By |2020-01-28T13:21:17-05:00June 16th, 2011|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |
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Americans Find Suicide Wrong—But Split on Assisted Suicide

The results of a poll released by Gallup on May 31, 2011 paints a startling picture of American morality. Gallup’s 2011 Values and Beliefs poll gauged the moral acceptability of 17 different issues, with the closest divide over doctor-assisted suicide. While an overwhelming majority (80%) found suicide “morally wrong,” only [...]

By |2020-01-28T12:48:12-05:00June 2nd, 2011|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |