Parental and Governmental Authority in Medical Decisions: The Tragic Case of Charlie Gard

Jul 11, 2017 by

by Melissa Moschella, Public Discourse: By preventing Charlie Gard from receiving further medical treatment, the United Kingdom is exceeding its legitimate authority, and violating the right of Connie Yates and Chris Gard to make an intimate and important family decision about how best to care for...

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Transgender dad, 21, becomes first in Britain to give birth after finding sperm donor on Facebook

Jul 9, 2017 by

by Steve Robson, Mirror: A 21-year-old man has become the first in Britain to give birth after finding a sperm donor on Facebook. Hayden Cross, who was born Paige and raised as a girl, has been living as man for more than three years and taking hormones. He had intended on freezing his eggs in the...

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Consultation on religion, personal values and beliefs in pharmacy practice

Feb 28, 2017 by

We are consulting on religion, personal values and beliefs in delivering person-centred care in pharmacy and would like to know your views. The consultation asks about the wording on personal values and beliefs in the new standards for pharmacy professionals, due to come into effect in 2017 and...

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Having a baby isn’t a right – it’s a joy, a miracle and a privilege

Oct 21, 2016 by

by Jemima Lewis Telegraph: Are you single or gay? If so, I have bad news. Turns out, you’re disabled. At least, you will be soon, if the World Health Organisation changes its definition of infertility. At present, the WHO defines infertility (which it classes as a disability) more or less as you...

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Infertility redefined: World Health Organization declares Sir Cliff Richard “disabled”

Oct 20, 2016 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: The world has gone mad. Or, rather, the World Health Organization has gone mad. Hitherto, the definition of infertility has been based on the inability of the woman to become pregnant or sustain pregnancy to live birth; and the inability of the man to cause pregnancy....

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Doctor fired in Norway for refusing to administer abortifacients

Sep 7, 2016 by

by Natalia Dueholm, LifeSite: Katarzyna Jachimowicz, a Polish family physician working in Norway, became the first medical professional in the country fired because she exercised her conscience rights. Dr. Jachimowicz has refused to surrender to government officials who wanted her to abandon her...

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