Push for more euthanasia in The Netherlands

Alex van Vuuren, Schreeuw om Leven In October the Dutch government came with a new initiative for a law regarding euthanasia. This new law will expand the existing legal euthanasia practice in The Netherlands, but will be a separate law. A parliamentary committee earlier this year however had clearly stated that an expansion of the…

What's happening in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. An assessment of the pro-life situation

by Anne-Marie YIM, for FORUM VITAE/ONE OF US LUXEMBOURG Luxembourg, despite its christian roots and traditions, is one of the most liberal country in Europe regarding pro-life issues: abortion (1978), euthanasia (2009), abortion for minors (2012), same sex marriage (2014) have been long legalized at a highly speed pace agenda and now the battleground has moved…

France bans video with Down syndrome kids to avoid ‘disturbing the conscience’ of abortive moms

A beautiful “Dear Future Mom” video has been banned by the French Broadcasting Council and the French State Council because it includes smiling children with Down syndrome. The award-winning video, produced in 2014, was made to encourage and alleviate the fears of pregnant mothers who have been given a Down syndrome diagnosis. It shows children…

Best International Practices Seminar on Support to the Family

10:00 – 10:30. Accreditations. 10:30. Welcome address. Manuel de Soroa y Suárez de Tangil. Vicepresident. Fundación Universitaria San Pablo CEU. Lourdes Méndez Monasterio, President of Familia y Dignidad Humana. 11:00 – 13:00. Round table 1. International Perspective. Best international practices on public support to the Family. Chair: Jaime Mayor Oreja, President of Fundación Valores y Sociedad and of the…