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Canada considers euthanizing children

Euthanasia | Team of pediatricians lays groundwork for minors to request death
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/15/18, 01:57 pm

Doctors in Canada should have permission to euthanize a child who requests it, even if it’s against the parents’ will, a team of pediatricians proposed in a report earlier this month.

A policy proposal written by Carey DeMichelis, Randi Zlotnik Shaul, and Adam Rapoport at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children outlines how the hospital would decide which children to euthanize under Canada’s medical assistance in dying (MAID) law.

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FDA cuts ties with fetal tissue company

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/25/18, 01:50 pm

The Food and Drug Administration is severing its contract with Advanced Bioscience Resources, a company that provided human fetal tissue for research, according to a statement Monday from the Department of Health and Human Services. HHS reviewed the contract and determined it did not include enough assurances that ABR meets tissue procurement standards.

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Illinois can’t pay its bills but still pays for abortions

Abortion | Pro-lifers ask state Supreme Court to enforce a balanced budget and save babies
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 9/24/18, 04:08 pm

Pro-life advocates in Illinois are turning to the state Supreme Court to rule on an Illinois law that established taxpayer funding of abortions.

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