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Roe and Doe

Abortion | The sister cases behind the shaky legal foundation of elective abortion in the United States
by Leah Hickman
Posted 1/22/21, 03:10 pm

On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down decisions in two cases that legalized abortion on demand. The court found in Roe v. Wade that abortion is a constitutional right, and the Doe v. Bolton decision expanded that right to women in practically any situation. Legal experts at the time saw problems with the rulings. Now, 48 years later, many still regard them as unsettled law.

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Death of a hospice

Death | Canadian caregivers fight the country’s pro-euthanasia agenda
by Leah Hickman
Posted 1/18/21, 05:09 pm

The red brick Irene Thomas Hospice facility in Delta, British Columbia, sits at the back of a small, shady corner lot that it shares with a supportive care center for nonhospice patients. The Delta Hospice Society built the coordinating buildings in 2009 on land leased from the Fraser Health Authority, a governmental health group.

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Life for Tinslee Lewis

Life | The Supreme Court weighs in on case of a child on life support
by Leah Hickman
Posted 1/14/21, 06:32 pm

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected Cook Children’s Medical Center’s request to remove a child from life support against her mother’s wishes. The case returns to a lower court, where Tinslee Lewis’ supporters at Texas Right to Life expect the court to allow the child to keep living.

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