Aren’t four legal parents too much of a good thing?

Oct 27, 2016 by

by Andrea Mrozek, MercatorNet: You may not be aware of Bill 28, but you should be. Ontario’s government is about to airbrush out the terms “mother” and “father” from provincial laws, while also raising the number of legal parents to four. That’s right – four. Supporters of the bill say this is about equality for gay and lesbian families, who by default, when they conceive children, must involve another person of the opposite sex. Adopting their own children would be something akin to what...

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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. Fertility problems can be profoundly disturbing for both sexes; the mental and emotional pressures often exacerbated by the financial costs of medical treatments and surgical procedures to remedy the...

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Single men will get the right to start a family under new definition of infertility

Oct 20, 2016 by

by Henry Bodkin, Telegraph: Single men and women without medical issues will be classed as “infertile” if they do not have children but want to become a parent, the World Health Organisation is to announce. In a move which dramatically changes the definition of infertility, the WHO will declare that it should no longer be regarded as simply a medical condition. The authors of the new global standards said the revised definition gave every individual “the right to reproduce”. Until now, the...

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Controversy swirls around AIDS drug in UK

Oct 9, 2016 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: When a conservative Christian journalist writes a story about a highly-praised AIDS drug headlined “Killing Grandma for Gay sex” and an AIDS activist describes it as a “profit-driven sex toy for rich Westerners”, you know that you’ve uncovered an ethical controversy. This month the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued a published an evidence summary on the use of Truvada, a lucrative Gilead drug for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis...

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A World Without God – 6 statements in Sally Phillips’ BBC doc that show us where we’re heading

Oct 8, 2016 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: Wow. How did this one get past the censors? It was incredible. And moving beyond words. What am I talking about? Sally Phillips most extraordinary documentary,A World without Down’s Syndrome, which screened on the BBC this week. Sally is well known as the TV comedy actress from TV shows like Miranda and the Bridget Jones films. She is also a Christian and her oldest son Olly has Down’s syndrome. At the beginning we were warned that the documentary contained some...

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A World Without Down’s Syndrome – let the abortion/eugenics debate begin

Oct 7, 2016 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: They shoot horses, don’t they? Much better to put them out of their misery than suffer a broken leg. If it’s compassionate to kill horses to end their pain, why not humans in the womb who are destined for a life of bitterness and squalid misery? After all, some lives just aren’t worth living. If the thing in your womb won’t be able to dance a marathon, why bother bringing it into the world at all, especially if it’s going to have a funny face, as well? That’s just not...

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