Sanctity of Life

Can We Measure the Value of Saving Human Lives in Dollars? Somber Calculations in a Time of Plague

"These paradoxes have a root cause. They all depend on a certain kind of economic model of practical rationality. They assume that the value of a human action can be identified with the expected value of the consequences of that action. To determine the value of an action, we compare two sorts of 'possible worlds': those likely to result if the action is taken, and those likely to result if the action is not taken." - The Public Discourse

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How can pro-life Christians also support capital punishment?

"For nearly two millennia now, this passage [Rom 13:4] has been seen by most Christian faith traditions both as authorizing governmental authority and authorizing their right to use lethal force to punish evil doers, domestically through the criminal justice system and internationally through the military in “just war” conflicts with other nations." - Richard Land

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New report by the National Council on Disability: assisted suicide laws tend to remove treatment choices from patients

Neil Romano, chairman of the NCD "...in practice, they often remove choices when the low-cost option is ending one’s life versus providing treatments to lengthen it or services and supports to improve it” - Christian Headlines

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Want to Live? Canada Will Help You Die Instead

"A Canadian man, Roger Foley, with a degenerative brain condition is suing a hospital, two healthcare agencies, and both the Ontario and Canadian governments for denying his right to 'assisted life'” Foley claims health officials have 'refused his request to live at home and be in charge of directing his own care.' Instead, he’s been offered euthanasia" - AiG

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California appeals court refuses to block ruling overturning aid in dying law

"California's 4th District Court of Appeal on Wednesday denied a request to stay a lower court ruling that threatens to invalidate the state's End of Life Option Act which allows physicians to prescribe life-ending drugs to the terminally ill." Jurist

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