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  • Alzheimer's: To Love and Care or Kill?
  • 9/12/2014
  • *September 12, 2014 (NRO)* - Sometimes I get emotional whiplash. On one hand, we see very prominent bioethicists say that we should starve Alzheimer's patients to death if they asked to be killed in an advance directive.
  • Couple Starved 3-Month-Old to Death, "Skin Was Hanging on His Bones"
  • 9/11/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - On Monday Kansas Judge Patrick Thompson sentenced Desirah N. Overturf to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years in connection with the death by starvation of her three-month-old son.
  • Why Today's Elderly are Being Treated as Old Age Pariahs
  • 9/10/2014
  • (Mail Online) - When I was a child in the Sixties, very old people were relatively uncommon. A great-uncle who was nearly 80 seemed unimaginably ancient. Seventy-five was considered a very decent lifespan.
  • "Deformed" Baby's Parents Wanted to Euthanize Him, But Then This Happened
  • 9/09/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - Baby Adam was born in a Christian missionary hospital in India. He had healthy lungs, brain, and heart, but was severely deformed. He had no eyelids, no nose, no hands, and his legs were fused together.
  • Alliance Defending Freedom Files Complaint Against Belgian Euthanasia Law
  • 9/08/2014
  • (ADF) - Alliance Defending Freedom filed an application with the European Court of Human Rights Wednesday on behalf of Tom Mortier, who is challenging Belgium's laws that allow doctor-prescribed death. Mortier's mother was put to death by a doctor for "untreatable depression" even though she was not terminally ill.
  • How to Avoid Death Panels
  • 9/05/2014
  • (Wesley J. Smith) - It shows the level of suspicion people have for government and the health care system that many of us distrust paying doctors to engage in end-of-life discussions. Indeed, during the run-up to the passage of Obamacare, Sarah Palin labeled a never-passed provision to pay doctors for such conversations, "death panels."
  • Euthanasia, Doesn't Tell Family Until Next Day
  • 9/04/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - Alliance Defending Freedom filed an application with the European Court of Human Rights Wednesday on behalf of Tom Mortier, who is challenging Belgium's laws that allow euthanasia. Mortier's mother was put to death by a doctor for "untreatable depression" even though she was not terminally ill.
  • Doctor: Euthanasia is 'Appropriate' When All Fails
  • 9/03/2014
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - The head of Canada's largest doctors' group has called euthanasia an "appropriate" choice under certain circumstances despite the group's official policy against the practice.
  • Taking Pride in V-Word "Unrepentant Bigotry"
  • 9/02/2014
  • (NRO) - I am on a rather lonely campaign to make the V-word-"vegetable"-as unacceptable as the N-word in describing human beings. I call it an "unrepentant bigotry."
  • Insuring End-of-Life Talk Not Death Panels
  • 9/01/2014
  • (NRO) - Sarah Palin started the idea that paying doctors to discuss end-of-life care with patients were death panels. She soon corrected herself to properly note that health care rationing boards under Obamacare would be the death panels.