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How Secrecy and Immunity Destroy “Safeguards” in Assisted Suicide Laws

Finally this November, a mainstream media source, the Des Moines Register, investigated some of the problems with legalized physician-assisted suicide in other states such as complications during the process, prolonged deaths,  non-existent or incomplete data in assisted suicide and even the “disputed meaning of ‘self-administer’” of the lethal overdose. 983 more words

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High Priority: Public Comments Needed on ANA's New Draft Position Paper on Denying Food and Water

Although the American Nurses Association (ANA) claims it represents the over 3 million US nurses, only a tiny fraction of nurses actually belong. ANA does not give out the actual number of members. 955 more words

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Before the rise of secularism, Americans believed in conscience

In the last 50 years, America exchanged religious liberty for hedonism. We used to believe that conscience was a good thing, and we respected individual differences rooted in religious convictions.  1,119 more words

Commentary

They Did What Was Right in Their Own Eyes

Abortion was  a more prominent topic in our recent Presidential election.  In the third debate the question of “partial birth abortion” was discussed between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.   513 more words

Pro-life

Oh, Colorado!

Of course, the big news from the national voting last week was the stunning election of Donald Trump as president. But  barely mentioned by the media except for its passage was  … 645 more words

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Fifth-grader impaled by lunchroom seating

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WCMH) — A fifth-grader in Alabama went to the hospital following a lunchtime accident that her mother says was completely avoidable.

Stacy Minnifield received a call from the school’s nurse at lunchtime. 248 more words

News

CONSCIENCE RIGHTS, CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTERS-AND MORE

A new Illinois law was just signed by Governor Bruce Rauner with dire implications for pro-life health care providers.

As an August 9, 2016 National Catholic Register article titled  551 more words

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