The Bioethics Observatory classifies the death of Vincent Lambert as an objectively euthanasic act

Complete text. The death of any human being is always dignified, because dignity is intrinsic to human nature. The Bioethics Observatory https://www.observatoriobioetica.org/ at the Catholic University of Valencia considers that “the death of Vincent Lambert following the withdrawal of hydration and nutrition is an objectively euthanasic act since, although he suffered severe brain damage, he…

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Forte fécondité française : ce n’est pas seulement grâce aux femmes immigrées

Fuente. Selon les auteurs d’une étude, l’explication est plutôt à chercher du côté des politiques publiques de soutien à la famille, particulièrement incitatives. Si la fécondité de la France est la plus élevée des pays de l’Union européenne, ce n’est pas grâce à l’immigration, contrairement aux idées reçues. C’est le constat d’une étude publiée ce mercredi par l’Institut…

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Disabled man feeling pressured to “ask” for euthanasia

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition I was contacted by man with a disability, who was telling me how he was feeling pressured to ask for euthanasia. After explaining his concerns he sent me this email comment: I am living in the advanced stages of quadriplegia, now 33 years along. I am feeling the…

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M.A. in Bioethics (opening October 2019)

The Faculty of Theology at the University of Malta is currently accepting applications for the Master of Arts in Bioethics (opening October 2019). Offered on a part-time basis (evening), the course aims to foster a culture respectful of bioethics and to empower candidates for ethical decision and policy-making relevant to their professional practices. The M.A. in Bioethics is strongly inter-disciplinary. It encourages research in bioethics and…

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Over 205,000 abortions in the UK last year

Fuente July 18, 2019 (Society for the Protection of Unborn Children) — The 2018 Abortion Statistics, published June 13 by the Department of Health and Social Care, show that 205,295 unborn babies were killed by abortion last year. The total is just short of the highest on record (205,598 in 2007), but the number of abortions performed…

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