Network News

  • Pro Suicide Advocacy in Globe and Mail
  • 3/05/2013
  • (NRO) - Here we go again. A woman committed suicide and it is depicted in the press as a positive-"on her own terms." And note, she was not terminally ill, the usual excuse for supporting suicide. From the Globe and Mail story, "A Social Activist's Ultimate Legacy: Advocating for the Right to Die:"
  • County Continues Persecuting Sara & Gary Harvey
  • 3/04/2013
  • (Salem-News.com) - It seems the tortured imprisonment of Gary Harvey in Chemung County New York, will never end. Mr. Harvey who suffered a head injury as a result of a fall in his home seven years ago, has been a real cash cow for not only the hospital he is confined to, but also for numerous agencies, attorneys and predatory guardians.
  • Terri Schiavo -Type Patients May Feel Pain
  • 3/01/2013
  • (Wesley J. Smith/NRO) - "Persistent vegetative state" is the only medical diagnosis I know of that contains a pejorative. No human being is a carrot. And the more we learn about these persistently unconscious patients, the more we seem to be discovering that they may not be "gone" after all.
  • Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injuries To Showcase Art
  • 2/28/2013
  • (NoviPatch) - The City of Novi is proud to partner with Cassell and Associates to bring awareness to survivors of traumatic brain injuries by showcasing their clients' artwork in the Novi Civic Center Atrium March 1 through April 28.
  • Forced Plug Pulling Coming?
  • 2/27/2013
  • (NRO) - Oh, oh. NYU Bioethicist Art Caplan (pictured)  seems to suggest-in the context of a story about former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon-that we should not maintain people like Terri Schiavo and others, who are either in a persistent vegetative or minimally conscious state-this even though new research suggests that at least some are more aware than thought previously.
  • Canadians Unite Against Legalized Euthanasia
  • 2/26/2013
  • (OneNewsNow) - Doctors in Canada have launched a drive against an effort in Quebec to legalize euthanasia, despite a national law against it.
  • Oscar Host Seth McFarlane's Blatant Bigotry
  • 2/25/2013
  • (Wesley J. Smith/The Corner) - Can you imagine the Oscars allowing anyone to host the big show who had mocked defenseless minorities? No? Well, think again.
  • Death Panel Advocacy on 'This Week'
  • 2/24/2013
  • (NRO) - Liberals screamed when Sarah Palin warned about "death panels" during the run up to the passage of Obamacare. But many really want health care rationing based on invidious methods of medical discrimination-as I have repeatedly reported here.
  • Brain Injury: My Road to Recovery - Regaining Independence
  • 2/21/2013
  • (CBS) - "Left, right, stop or slow down." After more than 30 years of driving, last October I found myself once again demonstrating to the RMV that I know my hand signals.
  • Toronto Newborn Wrongly Declared Dead
  • 2/20/2013
  • (Calgary Herald) - A drop in core temperature due to exposure to severe cold can slow the metabolism so much that a person can appear to be dead, say doctors, who believe that was likely the case with a newborn girl who had been declared dead on the weekend but "came back" to life.