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  • Life & Hope Network's Monthly e-Newsletter!
  • 7/01/2014
  • Read all of the vital news on the issue of health care, euthanasia and our medically vulnerable! Terri's Life & Hope e-Newsletter is published each month to keep you updated on current news and the importance of staying informed on this growing issue!
  • Euthanasia Activists Want Nursing Homes to Starve Patients to Death
  • 7/01/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - No line in bioethics is ever fixed. Rather, the push to eradicate the boundaries that keep medical professionalism tied to Hippocratic values (sniffed at as "paternalism" by many in the field) continues unabated, with new boundary lines created, consolidated, and then moved again into ever-more extreme territory.
  • Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier Violates Right to Death
  • 6/30/2014
  • (NRO) - We are told continually by the "right to die" crowd that suicide/euthanasia is the "ultimate civil liberty." Indeed, these purveyors of suicide argue that we all of the RIGHT to determine the time, manner, method, and place of death. If that is so, the Golden Gate Bridge District Board of Directors are civil rights abusers! From the San Francisco Chronicle story:
  • LA Governor Signs Law Saving Unborn if Mother is Declared 'Brain-Dead'
  • 6/29/2014
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed another bill into law aiming to protect unborn children, this one requiring pregnant mothers considered "brain-dead" to be kept alive if it could save their child. H.B. 1274, which was introduced by Democratic Rep. Austin Badon, became law on Monday with Jindal's signature.
  • Wisconsin Democrats Endorse Assisted Suicide
  • 6/27/2014
  • (NRO) - Disability rights activists are, generally speaking, part of the Democratic coalition. They also, generally speaking, are the country's most effective opponents of assisted suicide.
  • European Court Tells France to Maintain Food, Hydration
  • 6/25/2014
  • (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights has told France to maintain life support for a tetraplegic man who has spent nearly six years in a coma while it examines a last-ditch appeal by his parents. The request from the rights court late on Tuesday came just hours after French judges ruled doctors should be allowed to end medical support that has kept Vincent Lambert artificially alive since a motorbike crash in September 2008.
  • French Court Allows Wife to Stop Husbands Food & Water
  • 6/24/2014
  • (Medical Xpress) - A top French court gave the green light Tuesday to ending life support for a patient in a vegetative state, in a closely watched ruling that went against his parents' wishes that he be kept alive.
  • Fighters Progress Earns Nickname 'Mini Miracle' After Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 6/23/2014
  • (Inforum) - Almost exactly a month ago, Dan Kiser Jr.'s family was told he wouldn't make it through the night after he was critically injured in a mixed martial arts fight.
  • BRAIN TRAUMA: Treatment, Recovery Results Improve Drastically
  • 6/20/2014
  • (KMSP) - Over the past few years, greater understanding of traumatic brain injuries has led to dramatic progress in recovery and treatment even though the circumstances that led to those discoveries is less than ideal.
  • Family Attorney: Jahi Appears to be Responding
  • 6/19/2014
  • (NRO) - A news story reports that Jahi McMath, declared dead by the State of California, is being maintained at a Catholic hospital in New Jersey. More, that she may be becoming responsive. From the San Jose Mercury News story: