Dutch Man With Depression, Alcoholism Dies by Assisted Suicide

Dutch Man With Depression, Alcoholism Dies by Assisted Suicide

NETHERLANDS — A Dutch man who struggled with depression and became addicted to alcohol in trying to deal with the condition has died by assisted suicide. Mark Langedijk, 41, received a lethal injection at his parents’ house this past summer, as recently recounted by his brother in the publication Linda. “My brother suffered from depression […]

Couple Criticizes Doctors Who Repeatedly Urged Them to Abort Down Syndrome Child

Couple Criticizes Doctors Who Repeatedly Urged Them to Abort Down Syndrome Child

(Christian Institute) — An Australian couple who chose life for their unborn child, after she was diagnosed with Down syndrome, have criticized doctors who repeatedly urged them to have an abortion. Mr. and Mrs. Simpkins spoke out on an Australian TV show, which included several mothers sharing how they were pressurized to abort their children […]

Woman Sues New Mexico Abortion Clinic for Sending Baby’s Body Parts for Research Without Notice

Woman Sues New Mexico Abortion Clinic for Sending Baby’s Body Parts for Research Without Notice

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico woman who had an abortion in 2012 and recently discovered that her baby’s body parts had been sent for research without her knowledge has filed suit. Jessica Duran, then 21, had been advised by the father of her child and her parents to have an abortion when she found […]

Canadian Man With Mental Illness Wants Right to Die: ‘Non-Existence Is Better Than This’

Canadian Man With Mental Illness Wants Right to Die: ‘Non-Existence Is Better Than This’

WINDSOR, Ont. — A Canadian man who struggles with dissociative depersonalization disorder, mood disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder, and who says he suffers debilitating pain, is seeking the right to die and is expressing his objection that a newly-passed assisted suicide law does not allow those with mental illness to end their life. “Non-existence is […]

Congressional Panel Refers Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Investigation to Texas AG for Possible Prosecution

Congressional Panel Refers Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Investigation to Texas AG for Possible Prosecution

WASHINGTON — A congressional panel has referred its investigation surrounding Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for possible criminal prosecution. Rep. Mia Love, (R-Utah) outlined the development, among others, on the House floor on Thursday as she discussed information uncovered by the Select Panel on Infant Lives. “There is so much […]

Texas Finalizes Rule Requiring Burial or Cremation of Aborted Babies Instead of Landfill Disposal

Texas Finalizes Rule Requiring Burial or Cremation of Aborted Babies Instead of Landfill Disposal

AUSTIN, Texas — Health officials in Texas have announced that they will move forward with implementing a rule requiring the burial or cremation of aborted babies instead of the current allowance under the law to dispose of the dead children as medical waste. According to the Texas Tribune, the rule was finalized on Monday and […]

Ohio Revokes License of One of State’s Last Few Abortion Facilities

Ohio Revokes License of One of State’s Last Few Abortion Facilities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dayton Daily News) — Ohio has revoked the operating license of one of the state’s few remaining abortion clinics on the grounds that it failed to obtain a required transfer agreement with a nearby hospital for emergencies. Women’s Med Center of Dayton has 15 days to appeal the order, which was signed Wednesday […]

VR Technology Will Help Mothers ‘Bond’ With Their Unborn Baby

VR Technology Will Help Mothers ‘Bond’ With Their Unborn Baby

(Christian Institute) — Expectant mothers may soon be able to view their unborn baby in virtual reality (VR), after the announcement of ground-breaking new scanning technology. Scientists in Brazil have merged ultrasound images with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to build a 3D model of a baby in the womb, which can be brought to life […]

CDC Report Shows Abortion Rates Falling, But At Least 600,000 Babies Still Killed Each Year

CDC Report Shows Abortion Rates Falling, But At Least 600,000 Babies Still Killed Each Year

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released its annual “abortion surveillance” report, showing that abortion rates are falling and are at their lowest in decades, but with at least 600,000 babies still losing their lives each year. “A total of 664,435 abortions were reported to CDC for 2013,” the organization wrote, outlining the […]

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