Sanctity of Life
Paying someone else to make or carry a baby that may or may not have any of your DNA is a lucrative racket that’s taken off in the U.S. and rakes in billions of dollars each year. It’s also growing increasingly popular for gay couples or even some women who want to avoid the pregnancy symptoms and body changes required of carrying a baby, but just because it’s an option doesn’t mean it’s ethical. Read more
Over the past few years, pro-abortion groups, women’s magazines, the Biden administration, the World Health Organization and others have begun to proclaim the supposed safety of taking abortion drugs without medical supervision. Last year, the Women’s March even urged activist to stop using coat hangers and other “back alley abortion” talking points, saying they didn’t want to give the impression that “self-managed abortions are dangerous, scary and harmful.”
But they are, and a Planned Parenthood leader confirmed it in a recent interview. Read more
The annual yearly release of Oregon’s data is important, as it has to serve as a lens to assess the weaknesses of laws elsewhere. It must be a sign of the normalisation of assisted suicide that the media overlook it.
As of January 21, 238 people had died in 2021 from ingesting the prescribed medications. This was a drop from 2020, when 259 people died. Most patients were 65 years or older (81%), college educated (45%) and white (95%). The most common underlying condition was cancer (61%), followed by neurological disease (15%) and heart disease (12%).
As in past years, the main reasons that people requested death were “losing autonomy” (93%), and “less able to engage in activities making life enjoyable” (92%). “Inadequate pain control, or concern about it” was only cited by 27%.
However, there were some surprises – minor, but still significant. Read more