Network News

  • The Dangerous 'Help' of Assisted Suicide
  • 7/30/2013
  • (By Diane Coleman) - Proponents of legal assisted suicide for the terminally ill frequently claim that the opposing views of disability organizations aren't relevant. Nevertheless, although people with disabilities aren't usually terminally ill, the terminally ill are almost always disabled.
  • St. Paul Girl Finally Home After Colorado Ski Accident
  • 7/29/2013
  • (KMSP) - Finally back in St. Paul with the dogs she loves, 20-year-old Ellie Cizek has returned home after spending five months recovering from a traumatic brain injury she sustained while skiing in Colorado. "Nothing can be better than being home, honestly," Cizek said.
  • How the Culture of Death Metastasizes
  • 7/25/2013
  • (NRO) - The culture of death is like a cancer sapping the moral health of western society. And, like a cancer, it never stops spreading. Here's how: I wrote earlier today about Oxford bioethicist Julian Savulescu supporting palliated self starvation as a manner of dying.
  • Brother of Terri Schiavo to Speak at Iowans For Life Dinner
  • 7/24/2013
  • (Des Moines Register) - The brother of Teri Schiavo, a Florida woman who died in 2005 after a lengthy battle that focused on legal, ethical and moral issues involving prolonged life support, will speak Saturday night in Des Moines at the annual benefit dinner for Iowans for Life.
  • Life & Hope Network: Advocating for Patients with Cognitive Disabilities
  • 7/23/2013
  • (Main Line Today) - Twenty-three years have passed, but the memories are still vivid. Bobby Schindler's father called just after 5:30 a.m., and he rushed to his sister's apartment, where he found her unconscious on the floor. He'd just seen her a few hours ago at his own apartment in the same Florida complex. She'd been fine then. She just had to be fine now.
  • Euthanasia Holocaust Not About "Nazis"
  • 7/22/2013
  • (By Wesley J. Smith) - Germany is creating a memorial to the 200,000 + victims of the euthanasia Holocaust, in which doctors enthusiastically killed disabled babies and adults between the years 1939-45. From the BBC story:
  • The Causes of NHS Death Squad Medicine
  • 7/19/2013
  • (NRO) - The NHS is melting down. As I have repeated posted about here, the Liverpool Care Pathway-intended to prevent patients from dying in agony-became instead a door to imposed back door euthanasia.
  • Newsboys to Headline 3rd Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Concert!
  • 7/16/2013
  • Philadelphia, Pa., July 16 / -- The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network is delighted to announce that Christian music artists, Newsboys (pictured) will headline the 3rd Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Concert, October 11, 2013 at the beautiful Taft Theatre in downtown Cincinnati. Showtime 7:00 p.m. (continue reading press release...)
  • Brother: Never Forget Terri Schiavo's Death, Help Patients Like Her
  • 7/15/2013
  • (LifeNews.com) - At a moving talk at the National Right to Life Convention in Dallas, Br. Paul O'Donnell and Bobby Schindler (brother of Terri Schiavo) shared their testimonies of losing those close to them.
  • Wesley J. Smith: A Same Fate Awaits Us Under Obamacare
  • 7/13/2013
  • (NRO) - These are the consequence of centralizing healthcare under bureaucratic control. Deprofessionalization. Medicine practiced by the numbers. The most weak and vulnerable victimized.