• ‘Expedited’ Investigation Ordered Over ICE Detainee Hysterectomies

     The acting director of U.S. immigration services has ordered an expedited investigation into allegations that hysterectomies were performed on immigrant women in federal custody without their full consent.  On Monday, The Intercept reported a whistleblower complaint had... Read more
  • Assisted suicide, euthanasia more than 10 times higher than predicted in Australian state

    While the Australian state of Tasmania is debating a bill that would legalize assisted suicide, the state of Victoria reported more than ten times the anticipated number of deaths from assisted suicide and euthanasia in its first legal year. Victoria’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board... Read more
  • The president of a Mexican pro-euthanasia organization has a change of heart

    The current president of the Association for the Right to Die with Dignity in Mexico, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía, has recently made public her testimony in which she states that she has gone from being a defender of euthanasia to rejecting it and proposing palliative care as an alternative... Read more
  • After Priest Supports Right to Choose, Boston Cardinal Says Life is Preeminent

    Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrates Mass in the grotto of St. Peter's Basilica during an ad limina visit of the USCCB. (Daniel Ibanez/EWTN) WASHINGTON — The Church’s teachings on the sanctity of life are of preeminent priority, the Archbishop of Boston said on Thursday, August... Read more
  • Hundreds of Sick Canadians Euthanized over Loneliness

    Good grief. We are told that euthanasia is “compassion.” But how compassionate is it when last year in Canada, hundreds of sick people were euthanized because of loneliness? The country’s 2019 MAID [medical assistance in dying] Annual Report found that 13.7 percent of the 5,631... Read more
  • Pro-life Texas Democrat says racial slurs won’t stop his pro-life advocacy

    A pro-life Texas state senator running for re-election says he won’t be deterred by racial slurs directed against him by pro-abortion groups. State senator Eddie Lucio, representing Texas’ 27th district in the southern tip of the state, is a Catholic pro-life Democrat from a... Read more
  • Disabled man dies after Texas hospital withheld coronavirus treatment

    A woman in Texas says that her husband was denied treatment for COVID-19, was moved to a hospice, and then starved for six days after a doctor decided that his quality of life did not merit care due to his preexisting disabilities.  Michael Hickson 46, died on June 11, eight... Read more
  • Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law

    The Supreme Court delivered two decisions Monday on cases concerning life issues. Among a total of three decisions issued by the court June 29, justices overturned a Louisiana state law seeking to hold abortion clinics to the same standards as other surgical centers.  In a 5-4 decision... Read more
  • Dutch MD Euthanized Dementia Patient Despite Being Told ‘No’

    I have written before about Marinou Arends, the Dutch doctor who euthanized a woman with dementia struggling to stay alive. Readers may recall the doctor first drugged her patient’s coffee and then, when the woman awakened and fought against being killed, had the family hold the patient down... Read more
  • Is Coronavirus Increasing Abortion Rates?

    The coronavirus pandemic has certainly had a profound impact on the provision of health care in the United States. Earlier this year, federal and state officials mandated closures of those health care providers they deemed as offering elective surgeries and “nonessential” medical care.... Read more