Sunday, July 6, 2014

Heroic News: “Euthanasia: A Further Erosion of Familial Understanding” plus 4 more

"He'd just heard about the new Belgian law that would allow euthanasia for terminally ill children, and started looking up other cases: Nathan Verhelst, the transgender man who'd ended his own life at 44 because he wasn't loved; Ann G., the anorexic woman who got a psychiatrist to sign off on her death after being sexually abused by another psychiatrist."
At home in Lisbon, a gay couple invited friends over to a birthday celebration, and at the end of the evening shared a surprise — an ultrasound image of "their" baby, moving around in the belly of a woman in Pennsylvania being paid to carry "their" child.
Expectant mum Michelle Hui was devastated when she had a miscarriage six weeks into her pregnancy. Five scans confirmed her loss, then she had the trauma of taking an abortion pill to make sure nothing was left behind to cause infection.
Last week the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously struck down a Massachusetts law that restricted protesters to a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, ruling that the law violates the First Amendment rights of protesters.
A Florida health center has allegedly refused an applicant employment based on her pro-life view and unwillingness to prescribe contraception that could cause the death of a human embryo.