Network News

  • The "Quality of Life" Slouch Toward Infanticide
  • 5/18/2014
  • (NRO) - I have long argued that our neurotic obsession with eliminating suffering-we should, of course alleviate and mitigate it-leads very quickly to eliminating the sufferer.
  • No One Should Be Reliant on a Dr. Death
  • 5/15/2014
  • (No Euthanasia) - "No one should be reliant on Dr Death" was the closing line of Dr Nicholas Tonti-Filippini's rebuttal of the recent media in The Age newspaper and elsewhere that surrounds the admittance in late April by Melbourne doctor, Rodney Syme, that he had provided nembutal to a terminally ill Victorian man in 2005.
  • ER Visits for Traumatic Brain Injury Spike 30 Percent
  • 5/14/2014
  • (CBS News) - The rate of emergency room visits for traumatic brain injury increased by 30 percent between 2006 and 2010, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
  • Canada's CBC Pushes Suicide Culture
  • 5/13/2014
  • (Wesley J. Smith/NRO) - The media are society's premier suicide pushers. Oh sure, they decry suicides of teenagers and veterans. But they push suicide for the elderly, the disabled, the chronically and terminally ill-sometimes even, the mentally ill.
  • Unilateral Non Resuscitation at Massachusetts General!
  • 5/12/2014
  • (NRO) - Can this have something to do with Romney/Obamacare? According to a medical study, since 2006, Massachusetts General Hospital's Bioethics Committee has forced people to not receive wanted resuscitation by imposing unilateral DNRs. And apparently, it's all done in Star Chamber secrecy. From Thaddeus Pope's blog (quoting from a medical symposium presentation):
  • Quebec Government Expected to Re-Introduce Bill Legalizing Euthanasia
  • 5/09/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - The Quebec government is expected to re-introduce its euthanasia bill later this month. By analyzing data from recent studies concerning Belgium and the Netherlands, where euthanasia is legal, some concerning facts emerge.
  • Apostolic Nuncio: Church Must Make its Voice Heard Opposing Assisted Suicide Bill
  • 5/08/2014
  • (CatholicHerald.co.uk) - Archbishop Antonio Mennini, the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, has said the Church must "make its voice heard" in opposing the proposed change to law that, if passed, would legalise assisted suicide in the UK.
  • Grad Hopes for Mini-Marathon Comeback
  • 5/06/2014
  • (WTHR.com) - Brigette Schutzman, 26, calls Saturday's Mini-Marathon "the most important thing in my life right now, in terms of goals." The Carmel woman is signed up to do the half marathon. She's been training for it for months, logging lots of miles.
  • Terminally Sick Children Secretly Given Deadly Overdoses by British Docs
  • 5/04/2014
  • (Mail Online) - British doctors have secretly killed terminally sick children by giving them 'huge' overdoses of painkillers, it was claimed yesterday.
  • Smith: What Happened to Switzerland
  • 5/02/2014
  • (First Things) - In 2008, bioethicist Yuval Levin in his book Imagining the Future: Science and American Democracy identified a subtle but momentous shift in the philosophical driver of the West: "The worldview of modern science . . . sees health not only as a foundation but also a principal goal, not only as a beginning but also an end.