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Euthanasia on trial

Euthanasia | European court takes case from Belgium
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 1/14/19, 04:05 pm

The European Court of Human Rights agreed last week to hear from Tom Mortier, a Belgian man who says doctors misused the country’s euthanasia law when they killed his mother in 2012.

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The immigrant abortion push

Abortion | New report shows the Obama administration worked hard to end the pregnancies of unaccompanied minors
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 11/05/18, 02:34 pm

Federal officials under the Obama administration went out of their way to help pregnant unaccompanied immigrant minors get abortions, even transporting the girls across state lines, a court document and emails revealed recently.

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Bad medicine

Death | A church in New York City hosts a lightly attended event on legalizing physician-assisted suicide
by Emily Belz
Posted 10/31/18, 01:45 pm

A New York moment:

I popped into a Compassion and Choices “community listening session” about the bill in New York to legalize physician-assisted suicide (or as the group terms it, “medical aid in dying”). That bill would allow physicians to prescribe fatal drugs that terminal patients would self-administer. Disability groups chiefly oppose the practice on the grounds that it would put economic and emotional pressure on the vulnerable or “less valuable" to end their lives. 

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