Euthanasia Law: Portugal

The President of the Republic of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, has sent the Euthanasia Law to the Constitutional Court to review its constitutionality.This judicial instance must review the Law proposed by the Congress of Portugal. The more than reasonable doubts about the constitutionality of the Law raise the hope that this law could be…

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Study shows baby in the womb reacting to anaesthetic injection

Read more. A new study has shown that unborn babies undergoing an anaesthetic injection into their thigh ahead of intrauterine surgery exhibit changes in facial expression similar to newborn babies experiencing pain. The study, published at the end of last month by a team of researchers in Brazil, ‘Sorting pain out of salience: assessment of pain facial expressions…

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Unplanned: Livestream tomorrow night with Abby Johnson

Read more. Thank you for your interest in this event! Together with ProLife Europe, we will be livestreaming Unplanned on Feb. 5th at 7pm CET in the original English version so please make sure you are dialing in on time so you don’t miss anything. Before, during and after the movie you can ask questions and chat with the others…

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The health crisis is also a crisis of civilisation

Read more. T he worldwide coronavirus pandemic is not only a health crisis: in Europe it also reflects a social and political crisis. In parallel, the American political events at the beginning of 2021, with the storming of the Capitol by comparatively manipulated rioters within the world’s largest democracy, show that this is a crisis…

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Portuguese Parliament approves euthanasia law

Read more. Last Friday (29-January) it was approved by the Portuguese parliament the euthanasia law. Have voted 218 MP’s (they are 230) and the vote was: 136 in favour, 78 against and 4 abstentions. Now the law goes to the President of the Republic that may promulgate or send it to the Constitutional Court. The…

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