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Supreme Court to hear long-gun registry, assisted suicide, mandatory minimums this fall

OTTAWA – Canada’s top court will hear cases this fall that could impact the Conservatives’ tough-on-crime agenda.

The long-gun registry, assisted suicide and mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes are all on the docket at the Supreme Court of Canada, with potentially huge ramifications for the government. 324 more words


Suicide in the Bible

Every society and every culture has to deal with the problem of suicide. Taking one’s life is, in general, a phenomenon that most societies have rejected, and yet, the reality of suicide is present in every society, past and present. 536 more words

Hebrew Bible

'Harlem Kevorkian' Accepts New Plea Deal In LI Motivational Speaker's Death

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The man known as the “Harlem Kevorkian” pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday.

Kenneth Minor, 41, admitted to stabbing a stranger, motivational speaker and self-help author Jeffrey Locker, to death on an East Harlem street in 2009. 169 more words


When Pastors Kill Themselves

A few years ago, when I was a pastor of a church in Chicago, I received a call from one of our deacons who said that the son of a church leader had committed suicide. 1,592 more words


Some Thoughts on Libertarianism

If the meal is willing, should cannibalism be legal? Cannibalism goes alongside with assisted suicide, and a few other libertarian view points like legalized abortion and the right for one exercise self defense on a fatal level. 267 more words

Students' Reflections

Moral Dilemma Dialogue: Million Dollar Baby, Part 2

Earlier today we posted the first part of our latest moral dilemma dialogue, focusing on the film Million Dollar Baby. If you have not read that, please visit… 1,076 more words


Moral Dilemma Dialogue: Million Dollar Baby, Part 1

After a short absence, we pickup our moral dilemma dialogue feature with a film that many think of when they consider moral dilemmas in the movies: … 1,211 more words