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Health Care Bullying Over Conscience Rights

Years ago, some of my fellow nurses were talking about assisted suicide and two of them supported physician-assisted suicide. I asked if they were comfortable with participating in an assisted suicide. 759 more words

Medical Ethics

My Trip to Georgetown University: The Inspiration of a New Generation

I was honored to be asked to give a talk at the annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference On Life at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. on January 28, 2017, the day after the annual March for Life. 450 more words

Assisted Suicide

Voices 2009: A Nurse's View of Ethics and Health Care Legislation

A Nurse’s View of Ethics and Health Care Legislation -Michaelmas 2009

As a nurse for 40 years, I have long been very concerned about the direction our health system has been taking. 2,010 more words

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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. 984 more words

Medical Ethics

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

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