A rush to the end of life

Assisted suicide | Oregon revises assisted suicide waiting period
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 7/29/19, 05:07 pm

Oregon rolled back one of the only safeguards in the state’s assisted suicide law last week. The change does away with a 15-day waiting period if a physician predicts a patient has fewer than 15 days to live.

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What price dignity?

Q&A | Steps toward reclaiming an important word and concept
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/29/19, 03:27 pm

Daniel Darling is vice president for communications at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, the public affairs wing of the Southern Baptist Convention. He’s been a pastor in Chicago and Nashville and is the author of The Dignity Revolution. Here are edited segments of our Q&A.

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Big spenders

Politics | The latest budget deal reveals shifting priorities for some Republicans
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/25/19, 03:44 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and congressional leaders agreed Monday on a budget deal that would increase federal spending by more than $320 billion as budget deficits rise to trillion-dollar levels.

“This was a real compromise in order to give another big victory to our Great Military and Vets!” the president tweeted after the deal was announced.

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