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October 22, 2014

Breaking News

Welfare Reform Minister: Some Disabled People ‘not Worth’ Minimum Wag
Cameron says comments made by Lord Freud at Tory conference do not represent view of governmen

Mother In Coma Heard Everything, Was Scared They’d Turn Off Her Life Support
Kate Allat suffered a stroke at the age of 39 and the mother spent 10 days in a coma afterwards. Now that she is past that frightful ordeal, Allat reveals in a new interview that she heard everything going on around her in her hospital room and she was fearful her life support would be turned off.

Thailand Must Stop Scapegoating Migrant Workers
Last Tuesday, a pre-trial hearing was held for two fresh-faced young Burmese men who stand accused of the brutal early morning slayings in September of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, on the diving paradise island of Koh Tao.

Synod's FInal Report Gives Nod To NFP And Openness To Life
Let's be honest about Natural Family Planning. It's not always a joy to practice. And I say that as someone who, with my wife, Vera, has been practicing it for three decades.

Pope Still Catholic: Francis To Beatify Paul VI!
There is no longer any doubt: Pope Francis is definitely Catholic! And completely orthodox on sexual morality! At the end of the Synod, he will beatify Pope Paul VI, author of Humanae Vitae.

Author Katha Pollitt Claims "Abortion Is Part Of Being A Mother"
Activist tries to convince Americans that caring for kids sometimes means killing them

Nowhere To Lay Their Heads: Christians In Iraq Face Uncertain Future
World must decide whether to help them endure winter or resettle them, religious freedom activist says

Bangladesh: Don’t Lower Marriage Age
The Bangladeshi government should set 18 as the minimum age for marriage to comply with international prohibitions against child marriage,

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Ethical Perspectives

New! Will egg freezing liberate women?

Mariam Zoll
Big corporations like Apple and Facebook are covering the cost of egg freezing for women employees.

New! Tangled Webs and History: Bioethics, Hastings Center, Eugenics, Gates, GMO's, Transhumanism

Dianne N. Irving
"Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!" History, including the history of "bioethics", can help to untangle some of the massive sticky webs we find ourselves in today.

New! A Right to Euthanasia?

John Keown
For both principled and practical reasons, the Supreme Court of Canada should maintain the country's legal ban on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.

Is existence enough? Don't donor-conceived kids have rights?

Margaret Somerville
For whose benefit are these children created? Their own? Or their parents?

Legal Liability for Emotional Injury Following Induced Abortion
Thomas W. Strahan, J.D.

The legal liability for personal injury resulting from induced abortion is part of the general malpractice or negligence law of a State. In some States recovery for abortion injury, including emotional injury, has been established by State statute. Many lawyers lack knowledge about the nature and extent of abortion-related emotional injury. A knowledge of the subject will improve the client interview process, aid in the proper selection of an expert witness, improve the presentation of the case in court, and should result in larger jury verdicts or settlements.

Quebec moves towards euthanasia

Michael Cook
Quebec is slowly moving towards legal, or quasi-legal, euthanasia. A committee of legal experts has delivered a 400-page report to the provincial government which argues that it should allow "medical assistance to die" when a patient is close to death is suffering from unbearable physical or psychological pain.

The most endangered species in England

Kurt Kondrich
According to sources in Great Britain the Turtle Dove has seen a 90%+ decrease in numbers since 1970, and this legendary creature seen as the symbol of true love and featured in one of our best-known Christmas carols is declining so rapidly that it may be gone from Britain by the next decade.

The Baby Parts Industry

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The documentary that follows is the result of a great deal of analysis; it attempts merely to present to the reader a comprehensive understanding of exactly what is involved with fetal-tissue research. Our comprehensive report presents the facts as well as the opinions of some of those most closely involved with this issue, from all sides of the debate. We leave the moral judgments to you. From the Covenant News