Network News

  • Disability Community Loses a Hero
  • 12/04/2013
  • (By Dr. Mark Mostert) - Alison Davis, champion of the disability community and unfailing exemplar of a life well lived, died early on December 3, 2013.
  • Terri Schindler Schiavo's 50th Birthday: "Where There's Life, There's Hope"
  • 12/03/2013
  • (NCG) - It would have been Terri Schindler Schiavo's 50th birthday on Dec. 3. But she became the victim of a judicial homicide at age 41 on March 31, 2005, shortly after 9 a.m. by order of Pinellas County Probate Court Judge George Greer because her estranged husband, Michael Schiavo, wanted to get on with his life with his concubine Jodi and their two children.
  • Time to Prevent Elderly From Living Too Long?
  • 12/02/2013
  • (Wesley J. Smith) - Bioethicist Founding Father Daniel Callahan has long supported death panel health care rationing based on age. He has now weighed in against spending a lot on research to delay the aging process. The transhumanists aren't going to like this! From, On Dying After Your Time:
  • Child Euthanasia a Step Closer in Belgium
  • 11/30/2013
  • (NRO) - Belgian euthanasia looks to soon legally spread to children. From the CNN story: "A controversial bill that would extend the right to request euthanasia to children suffering terminal illnesses and adults with dementia cleared a vote in a Belgian Senate committee Wednesday."
  • Happy Thanksgiving!
  • 11/28/2013
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  • Aged Couple's Joint Suicide Pushes Euthanasia
  • 11/27/2013
  • (NRO) - Well, here we are again. The logic of euthanasia-that killing is an acceptable answer to human suffering-gets taken to its logical conclusion of death-on-demand. An elderly French couple, not wanting to ever be apart, killed themselves in a French hotel and left a pro euthanasia suicide note. From the The Local story:
  • Belgium's Meteoric Rise to Become Euthanasia Capital of the World
  • 11/26/2013
  • (Dr. Peter Saunders) - It is widely acknowledged that euthanasia is out of control in Belgium: a 500% increase in cases in ten years; one third involuntary; half not reported; euthanasia for blindness, anorexia and botched sex change operations; organ transplant euthanasia; plans to extend euthanasia to children and people with dementia.
  • Death by Doctor: Delivering Euthanasia When No One Else Will
  • 11/25/2013
  • (NRO) - Euthanasia is only as limited as the consciences of doctors willing to kill. In other words, given that the supposed limits are wholly unenforced-and mostly depend on self-reporting-the only limits to euthanasia and assisted suicides are those doctors impose on themselves.
  • Pope Thanks Disabled Boy For Entrusting Him to Guardian Angel
  • 11/22/2013
  • (CNA/EWTN News) - A 16 year-old Argentine boy who suffers from chronic encephalopathy-a brain disorder-was moved by a letter from Pope Francis responding to a note that he had sent the pontiff a few days earlier.
  • Noxious Nitschke Opens Internet Suicide Clinic
  • 11/21/2013
  • (NRO) - Australia's Philip Nitschke is Jack Kevorkian, squared, but without our late ghoul's willingness to put his own freedom on the line for his beliefs. How noxious is Nitschke?