Missouri Senate Advances Bill That Bans Abortion at Eight Weeks But Notes ‘Large Percentage’ of Babies Killed Before Then

Missouri Senate Advances Bill That Bans Abortion at Eight Weeks But Notes ‘Large Percentage’ of Babies Killed Before Then

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Senate advanced a bill on Thursday that prohibits abortions at eight weeks or later, based on the machine-detectable presence of a heartbeat and brain waves at that stage, as well as other factors. According to the latest data on file with the state Department of Health, more than half […]

Georgia Governor Signs ‘Compromise’ Bill Requiring Abortionists to Check for Heartbeat Before Killing Baby

Georgia Governor Signs ‘Compromise’ Bill Requiring Abortionists to Check for Heartbeat Before Killing Baby

ATLANTA, Ga. — Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill into law on Tuesday that requires abortionists to first check for a heartbeat before being permitted to kill an unborn child, but with the stated “compromise” exceptions of rape, incest, the life of the mother or when the pregnancy is deemed “medically futile.” House […]

HHS Issues ‘Conscience Rights in Health Care’ Rule to Protect Religious Objectors to Abortion, Assisted Suicide

HHS Issues ‘Conscience Rights in Health Care’ Rule to Protect Religious Objectors to Abortion, Assisted Suicide

WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced the issuance of a final rule that is meant to ensure the protection of the conscience rights of medical professionals and others who have objections to abortion or physician-assisted suicide. “Finally, laws prohibiting government-funded discrimination against conscience and […]

UK Employees Quit NHS ‘Transgender’ Clinic Over Children’s Experimental Treatments

UK Employees Quit NHS ‘Transgender’ Clinic Over Children’s Experimental Treatments

(Yahoo News/National Review) — Five employees of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) have quit a controversial NHS transgender-therapy clinic, citing fears that children are being misdiagnosed as transgender and given harmful and irreversible hormone treatments. The five former clinicians at the Gender Identity Development Service, which is based in London and Leeds, expressed their concerns […]

Oregon Man With Parkinson’s Disease Seeks to Expand State’s Physician-Assisted Suicide Law

Oregon Man With Parkinson’s Disease Seeks to Expand State’s Physician-Assisted Suicide Law

SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon man who has Parkinson’s disease and memory loss is seeking to expand the state’s physician-assisted suicide law as he believes that current allowances limited to terminally ill patients with six months or less to live exclude some residents who would prefer to end their lives before their condition becomes that […]

New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill, Gov. Phil Murphy Plans to Sign Into Law

New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill, Gov. Phil Murphy Plans to Sign Into Law

TRENTON, N.J. — Lawmakers in New Jersey have passed legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to request a lethal prescription to hasten their death. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy says that he intends to sign the measure into law. The state Assembly passed S.1072, also known as the “Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill […]

Maryland Senate Committee Advances Bill Allowing Physician-Assisted Suicide for Terminally Ill

Maryland Senate Committee Advances Bill Allowing Physician-Assisted Suicide for Terminally Ill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee voted on Friday to advance a bill that allows terminally ill patients to request a lethal prescription to hasten their death. Senate Bill 311, also known as the End of Life Options Act, had been presented this legislative season by Sen. Will Smith, D-Silver Spring, and has […]

Nevada Senate Committee Approves Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill

Nevada Senate Committee Approves Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill

CARSON CITY, Nev. — In a vote of 3-2 along party lines, a Senate committee in Nevada has approved a bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide in the state, sending the legislation now on to the full Senate for consideration. Senate Bill 165, filed by Sen. David Parks, D-Las Vegas, would allow terminally ill patients to […]

Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill Again Introduced in Connecticut

Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill Again Introduced in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. — For the fourth time, lawmakers in Connecticut have introduced a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to request a lethal prescription to hasten their death. House Bill 5898, presented by Rep. Jonathan Steinberg, D-Westport, is currently before the Assembly Public Health Committee. The bill would allow those who have a terminal […]

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