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  • Stow Family Still Hopeful a Year Later
  • 4/11/2012
  • (Times-Herald) - The idea was such a sweet one. When the Giants play their first home game of 2012 on Friday afternoon at AT&T Park, the perfect person to appear on the mound for the ceremonial first pitch would be Bryan Stow. How awesome would the reaction be to that sight?
  • Chemotherapy Drug Being Rationed by Manufacturer
  • 4/10/2012
  • (First Things) - This has not made nearly enough news. A crucial chemotherapy drug is now in very short supply. Johnson and Johnson, the company that owns the drug, said way back in June, that the shortage was caused by equipment problems at the third party manufacturer. Nearly a year later, the problems remain unremedied, and now a strict rationing program has been implimented.
  • Give Vets Resources to Continue Serving
  • 4/09/2012
  • (Missoulian) - With the Iraq War officially ended and all U.S. troops withdrawn from that country since last December, and with tens of thousands more American soldiers expected to leave Afghanistan by the middle of next year, states like Montana are smart to prepare for a surge of veterans. These veterans have earned a hero's welcome home.
  • Study Finds Traumatic Brain Injuries More Common Than Once Thought
  • 4/08/2012
  • (Exec Digital) - Scientists and medical professionals understand a lot more about the long-term effects of traumatic brain injuries now than they did even just a few years ago. However, until recently, most didn't have a good understanding of how frequently these injuries occur.
  • Mass Commemorates Terri Schiavo: Priest Compares Her Killing to 9-11
  • 4/06/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - The 7th anniversary of the death of Terri Schiavo was commemorated by a Mass at the Ave Maria Oratory at Ave Maria University Friday evening. Terri's remaining family - her mother Mary Schindler, brother Bobby and sister Suzanne - were all in attendance, along with pro-life leaders and activists from across North America.
  • German Judge Opens Assisted Suicide Door
  • 4/05/2012
  • (Secondhand Smoke) - I am not a German lawyer, and so I don't know if this is dispositive or merely the first step in a longer legal process. But a German administrative court has apparently ruled that the ban on physician-assisted suicide is too "general," whatever that means.
  • Brooks: Respect the Future
  • 4/04/2012
  • April 4, 2012 (New York Times) - Last fall I asked readers over 70 to send me "Life Reports" - essays evaluating their own lives. Charles Darwin Snelling responded with a remarkable 5,000-word reflection. Snelling was a successful entrepreneur who spent decades serving his community.
  • Pushing the Expensive, Sick, and Elderly to Choose Death
  • 4/03/2012
  • April 3, 2012 (First Things) - The MSM is deeply invested in cutting medical costs by reducing the levels of expensive medical treatments provided to the elderly and very ill unlikely to improve or be cured. Persuasion is one aspect of this game. (The other is promoting coercion, as in rationing.)
  • Bobby Schindler: Drinking the Pro-Death Kool-Aid
  • 4/01/2012
  • April 1, 2012 (Townhall.com) - Lately, Americans have been quick to disparage other countries for their approach to life and death issues. In particular, many Americans have been outraged at the Netherlands' policies regarding euthanasia, assisted suicide, infanticide and the killing of those with mental illnesses.
  • Terri's Life & Hope Monthly News Letter!
  • 3/28/2012
  • (Terri's Life & Hope Network) - Following Terri's death in 2005 we established an International Day of Prayer and Remembrance for my sister, Terri Schindler Schiavo, and All of Our Vulnerable Brothers and Sisters, now known as "Terri's Day!" to be observed each year on March 31st, the anniversary of Terri's death.