Tag: euthanasia

How Not to Go Dutch

A Dutch hospital now has a protocol for euthanizing ill babies (thanks Drudge), and evidently this has been happening on the sly for some time, which is no surprise, given that the Dutch have a bad track record with reporting and enforcing adult euthanasia laws (which again were legislated only after euthanasia had a wide …

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Who's Checking Whom?

"Regardless of the emotion and political activism that led to Bush pushing 'Terri's Law,' there is a system of checks and balances in place to ensure that no one person makes a decision that could be a matter of life and death." Isn't that the power Michael Schiavo wants? Anybody want to respond to this …

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More on the "Right" to Die

A recent articles in the New York Times examines the practice of assisted suicide in Oregon(registration required). The article is pretty standard for the media’s coverage of suicide. In the beginning, they show a patient, nominally undepressed, who clearly states why he wants to die. The dissenting physician profiled just said that he didn’t go …

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Examination of Conscience

This should be expanded to include other issues that affecting Catholic consciences, such as fair justice, feeding hungry, caring for the sick, clothing the naked, etc. Unless the Church gets tough on all the issues, we’ll look like an organization of hypocrites. I have a weird deja vu feeling right now, as if I blogged …

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