BELGIUM: 1,000 CASES OF EUTHANASIA EACH YEAR WITHOUT THE PATIENTS’ CONSENT

Every year, 1,000 Belgians are given a lethal injection without requesting it. This point was highlighted on 29 January by Doctor Marc Cosyns[1], during the trial of Ivo Poppe, the nurse accused of murdering about twenty people (see Belgium: former nurse accused of administering euthanasia to dozens of patients”). Marc Cosyns has always said that there…

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8TH WEEK FOR LIFE IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Every year the European Parliament celebrates the day of the Week for Life in which One of Us participates since the beginning of the European Citizens’ Initiative. Week For Life session 2018 will be held on March 20th . Member organizations of One of Us will meet at this event to celebrate the Ordinary General Assembly of…

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ALGORITHM TO PREDICT DEATH IS APPROVED IN THE UNITED STATES

In the United States, the FDA has approved “the very first algorithm to monitor vital signs in patients in order to predict potentially fatal events a few hours before they occur”. Developed by the ExcelMedical Company, this form of “artificial intelligence” detects “subtle changes in vital signs and issues warnings up to six hours before a potentially fatal event occurs”. The…

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What might explain the unhappiness epidemic?

Copyright: The Conversation, Academic rigor, journalistic flair. We’d all like to be a little happier. The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in…

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The only ethical response to the end of life is palliative care

  More than 300 people have registered to participate in the International Seminar Palliative Care and Euthanasia Social Vs. held at the Congress of Deputies and organized by organizations: European Values ​​and Society Foundation, Family and Human Dignity Association, Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, One Of Us Federation and Network for Political Values.   Jaime Mayor Oreja,…

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The March for Life in Paris 2018

The March for Life in Paris, France, took place on January 21 during four hours from the Ponte Dauphine square to the Trocadero esplanade, in the center of Paris. Given the challenges we face today in the defense and protection of human life, the March for Life in Paris wanted to put on the streets…

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Woman gives birth to a baby girl from an embryo frozen 24 years ago

Twenty-five years ago, after undergoing in-vitro fertilisation, an anonymous couple donated frozen embryos to “give a chance to those unable to conceive a child naturally”. For their part, Tina and Benjamin Gibson knew when they got married that they would not be able to have their own biological children as Benjamin has cystic fibrosis, which has left him…

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March For Life Paris 2018

Dear friend, On Sunday, January 21st 2018, the 12th occasion of the French March For Life will take place in Paris. The goal is to fight for a society where abortion would not be seen as commonplace anymore, and to ask for a real education, prevention and assistance policy that would help future parents avoid…

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