China’s Shameful Harvest – How Can We Ignore it?

Jul 18, 2019 by

by Trevor Stammers, Centre for Bioethics and Emerging Technologies: As a response to an alleged carnage akin to the Holocaust and the Rwandan genocide, the press coverage of the 80 minute summary judgment of the China Tribunal delivered in London last week has been somewhat muted. True, one subheading  stated “ Very many people have died indescribably hideous deaths for no reason,” says tribunal chair,  Sir Geoffrey Nice ” whilst another, rather more boldly declared British...

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Is death by organ donation around the corner?

May 20, 2019 by

by Arthur Goldberg, MercatorNet: A frightening article by Dr E Wesley Ely of Vanderbilt University’s Medical Center, appeared in USA Today early this month in which he asked, “what if we euthanized patients by harvesting their organs?” Or, to make the issue crystal clear, another way to ask the question is: “Can we end a person’s life with their (or their family’s) informed consent by taking them to the operating room and, under general anesthesia, opening their chest and abdomen surgically...

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Christian Medical Fellowship calls for NHS to stop taking medics from countries which need them

May 19, 2019 by

by Cara Bentley, Premier. The NHS have been accused of taking one in four medics from countries that are in dire need of their own health professionals. There are 97 countries which have been identified by the UK departments for Health and Social Care and that of International Development that ‘should not be actively recruited from’, including Pakistan, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Myanmar and Zimbabwe. According to the Daily Telegraph, the number of doctors and nurses being...

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Ontario appeals court rules Christian doctors must participate in abortion, euthanasia

May 16, 2019 by

by Lianne Laurence, LifeSite: An Ontario appeal court struck a blow against religious freedom today, ruling that the right of doctors to conscientiously object to participating in abortion and euthanasia is trumped by their patient’s right to equitable access to health care. In a unanimous decision released Wednesday, the appeal judges upheld a divisional court’s January 2018 ruling that quashed a Charter challenge by Christian doctors to a College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPSO) policy. The...

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‘Three-person’ baby boy born in Greece

Apr 11, 2019 by

by James Gallagher, BBC News: Fertility doctors in Greece and Spain say they have produced a baby from three people in order to overcome a woman’s infertility. The baby boy was born weighing 2.9kg (6lbs) on Tuesday. The mother and child are said to be in good health. The doctors say they are “making medical history” which could help infertile couples around the world. But some experts in the UK say the procedure raises ethical questions and should not have taken place. The...

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Whose organs are they anyway?

Apr 2, 2019 by

by Laura Perrins, The Conservative Woman: WE have discussed at length the law on organ donation and how it was morally wrong to change it to ‘deemed consent’. In fact for Parliament to ‘deem’ that everyone has now consented to donating their organs upon death without any evidence to prove that this is the case is a breach of the natural law. But the Conservatives don’t care about such matters, so they went ahead and changed the law anyway. The State will now ‘deem’ that you consent to donating...

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