Month: June 2015

Belgian Doctors Are Euthanizing Patients Without Their Consent

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CNS News 18 June 2015 A study published this month in the Journal of Medical Ethics examined the “deliberate” euthanasia of patients in Belgium without their explicit, voluntary consent as required by law. The study’s author, Raphael Cohen-Almagor, a professor…


Catalogue of ‘same-sex marriage’ entrapments


WND Faith 4 June 2015 Here’s a list of cases in which Christians have been accused of violating non-discrimination laws for following the dictates of their faith, “gay” advocates have refused to do business with Christians, or homosexuals have retaliated…


Medical marijuana: good evidence for some diseases, weak for others

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Reuters 23 June 2015 Moderate- or high-quality evidence supports the use of marijuana for some medical conditions, but not for others, according to a fresh review of past research. After reviewing 80 randomized trials that included nearly 6,500 people, researchers…


The “Why” of Abortion Decline

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United Families International 24 June 2015 This month the media reported that the rate of abortions in the United States has declined by 12% since 2010.  The latest U.S. abortion rate of 16.9 was the lowest recorded rate since 1973.…


Seales’ husband delivers euthanasia petition


NewsTalk ZB 23 June 2015 Lecretia Seales’ widower is hopeful politicians will look into the issue of voluntary euthanasia. Matt Vickers has been among those who’ve presented an over 8000 signature petition to parliament today calling for a formal inquiry…


Leo Schep: Ecstasy not a safe party drug

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NZ Herald 23 June 2015 – Dr Leo Schep is a toxicologist at the National Poisons Centre In May 2010, 12 people attending a rave party at a venue called the Cow Palace in Daly City, California, experienced life-threatening complications…


Tackling transphobia in Auckland schools

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Stuff 23 June 2015 Some students are not going to the toilet all day because they don’t feel safe using school bathrooms. RainbowYOUTH education director Aych McArdle says cases like this are a daily occurrence and transphobic bullying is…


A healthy, 24-year-old woman to be euthanised in Belgium.

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Alex Schadenberg blog 21 June 2015 The Belgian euthanasia insanity continues with the case of a 24-year-old healthy woman (Laura) who will die by euthanasia this summer for psychological reasons. The June 19 DeMorgen article by Simone Maas explains (google…


Family First to fight deregistration moves


OneNews 22 June 2015 Family First NZ is at the Wellington High Court today to appeal against attempts by the Charities Registration Board to deregister it as a charity. The non-profit organisation receives no government funding and is funded by…