Criminal Obstruction to Abortion: The French Senate Refreshes the Text Without Taking out its Freedom-Destroying Dimension

February 16th – Gènétique Website In less than two hours, the French Senate went over, for the second time, the writing of the new criminal offence concerning abortion proposed by the National Assembly. 171 voices against 147 allowed the left-wing senators and a couple of centrists to restore the version they had adopted during the…

New Assisted Dying Law Will Claim Unintended Victims

Huffington Post, Canada (09.01.2017) The Carter decision to allow assisted suicide and euthanasia claimed that Canada could avoid abuses through careful guidelines and screening. Medically facilitated elder abuse by greedy relatives and medicalized suicide for the depressed — a grim reality where this practice is legal — were supposed to be avoidable, said the judge,…

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…

France: To e-defend the right to live could become a crime

On October 13th, French socialist deputies proposed a bill “to widen the offence of forming an obstacle to the voluntary interruption of pregnancy through the online dissemination of “false information” on abortion”. Created by a 1993 law, the offence of ‘obstacle’ sanctions both preventing and attempting to prevent an abortion, by interfering with access to…