Bioethics

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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Louisiana governor signs measure to ban abortion after 15 weeks

"Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after 15 weeks. . . . The bill is now law, but will not go into effect unless the US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi upholds a similar ban in Mississippi." Jurist

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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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California judge overturns physician aid-in-dying law

"Judge Daniel Ottolia, of Riverside County Superior Court, ruled against California's End of Life Option Act on Tuesday, which allowed physicians to prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients. The suit was brought by the Life Legal Defense Foundation, a Christian legal organization that opposes abortion and assisted suicide." Jurist

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Alfie Evans' case shows that basic English rights are at risk

"Everyone knows that resources are finite and demands can be great, and times may come when providers may feel that time and money spent in prolonging life in hard cases may be spent better in helping somebody else. This wasn’t the case with the two children now dead in England, whose parents were stopped, not from trying to draw upon government funds, but from trying to use their own money to help them." W.Examiner

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