More UK doctors oppose than support assisted suicide.

Read more. The Medscape UK 2020 ethics report found that more UK doctors oppose assisted suicide than support assisted suicide. The Medscape report was based on online responses from 1355 UK physician. ‘The current laws on assisted suicide and euthanasia exist to protect those who are sick, elderly, depressed or disabled from feeling obliged to end their…

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Rest in peace Madame Birthe Lejeune (February 3, 1928 – May 6, 2020)

Fundation Jerome Lejeune The president of the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, Mr. Jean-Marie Le Méné, and the president of its Delegation in Spain, Dr. Mónica López Barahona, together with the collaborators of the Foundation and the Jérôme Lejeune Institute, communicated with great sadness the death, after a serious illness, this Wednesday May 6, 2020, of Mme. Birthe Lejeune,…

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Selective abortion limits within European Union countries

The colors on this map show how many weeks abortion is allowed in the countries within the European Union. Abortion is not allowed in Malta and Poland. In Poland, exceptions apply for when the mother’s life is clearly in danger, after rape or incest. These countries are made green. In most member states of the…

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UK puts the brakes on gender change in minors

The UK Minister for Equality, Liz Truss, has announced that, in the draft reform of the Gender Recognition Act of 2004, which will be released this summer, there will be a provision aimed at prohibiting minors under the age of 18 they may undergo irreversible processes, such as the so-called “sex reassignment”. In an intervention…

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One of Us celebrates the recognition of the unborn as ONE OF US

BOCAM text (Spanish) The Community of Madrid, Spain, takes a step forward in the recognition and protection of the unborn by including children during the gestation period as a new member of the family. This recognition of the nasciturus as One of Us comes to attend to a scientific reality: the unborn human being is a…

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COVID-19 pandemic: considerations from Bioethics

(by Elena Postigo, Bioethics professor at University Francisco de Vitoria) The Covid-19 pandemic, popularly known as coronavirus, is causing a great human drama with thousands of dead, infected, entire countries paralyzed and healthcare completely collapsed. The rapid spread of the virus is causing such a high number of patients that the various health systems are…

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