ACLU Challenges Ohio Law Banning Murder of Down Syndrome Babies, Claims ‘Constitutional Right’ to Abortion

ACLU Challenges Ohio Law Banning Murder of Down Syndrome Babies, Claims ‘Constitutional Right’ to Abortion

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio (ACLU), two local branches of Planned Parenthood and several other abortion facilities have filed a lawsuit to challenge a new Ohio law that prohibits mothers from killing their unborn child simply because he or she has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. “Plaintiffs challenge H.B. 214 […]

Dutch Woman Allowed Assisted Suicide After Arguing Mental Illness Gave Her a ‘Rotten Life’

Dutch Woman Allowed Assisted Suicide After Arguing Mental Illness Gave Her a ‘Rotten Life’

(The Christian Institute) — A disturbing case of a 29-year-old woman being euthanized in the Netherlands has led to politicians speaking out against changing the law in the UK. Aurelia Brouwers was killed by a lethal injection last month after arguing that she was “entitled to a dignified death” because of her “rotten life.” Brouwers […]

Clergy Gather to ‘Bless’ Late-Term Abortion Facility, Claim Abortion Staff Work for God’s ‘Glory’

Clergy Gather to ‘Bless’ Late-Term Abortion Facility, Claim Abortion Staff Work for God’s ‘Glory’

BETHESDA, Md. — Four clergy members who profess to be Christians and one rabbi gathered outside of a late-term abortion facility in Maryland on Monday to “bless” the location, which is run by notorious abortionist Leroy Carhart. “God of grace and God of glory, in whom we move and live,” prayed Carlton Veazey, president of the Religious […]

ACLU Wants Montana to Allow Nurse Practitioners, Midwives to Perform Abortions

ACLU Wants Montana to Allow Nurse Practitioners, Midwives to Perform Abortions

HELENA, Mont. — The American Civil Liberties Union of Montana (ACLU) and the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights have filed a lawsuit to challenge a Montana law that prohibits advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) from providing abortions. “In a state as large and sparsely populated as Montana, it’s common sense to expand access to safe abortion […]

UK Judge Rules Hospital May Withdraw Brain Damaged Baby’s Life Support Despite Parents’ Wishes

UK Judge Rules Hospital May Withdraw Brain Damaged Baby’s Life Support Despite Parents’ Wishes

LONDON — A judge in the United Kingdom has ruled that doctors may turn off the life support of an 11-month-old baby who suffered brain damage at birth, even though the child’s parents would like to give their son care no matter his condition. They say that it is hospital staff who negligently caused him harm, […]

Irish Prime Minister Says He Will Campaign for Liberalization of Abortion Laws

Irish Prime Minister Says He Will Campaign for Liberalization of Abortion Laws

LONDON (Reuters) — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday that he would campaign for a liberalization of the country’s restrictive abortion laws ahead of a referendum in the coming months, adding that his views on the issue had evolved. Varadkar’s government plans to hold the referendum as soon as May to loosen some of […]

Safety Council: National Opioid Crisis ‘Fueled’ the ‘Unprecedented Spike’ in Preventable Deaths in US

Safety Council: National Opioid Crisis ‘Fueled’ the ‘Unprecedented Spike’ in Preventable Deaths in US

ITASCA, Ill. — The National Safety Council has reported that the national opioid crisis is one of the main reasons for the “unprecedented spike” in preventable deaths in 2016—the latest year tallied by the organization. “A total of 14,803 more people died accidentally in 2016 than in 2015—a 10 percent year-over-year increase. It is the […]

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