web analytics

Don’t Miss an Update! -Subscribe:

Follow AforFaith on Twitter

Categories

Religion Blogs - Blog Top Sites

Malware Free Guarantee

SiteLock

Archive for the 'Euthanasia' Category

-Assisted Suicide: Majority of Americans vs. Evangelical Christians

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Assisted suicide is the next big issue where the beliefs of conservative Christians are in the process of being challenged by the new morality of the dominant American culture. According to Lifeway Research, 67% see physician assisted death for persons with terminal illnesses as ‘morally acceptable.’  Meanwhile, a large majority (62%) of evangelical Christians disagree. […]

-‘End of Life’ Assisted Suicide Clinic Opens in California

Friday, June 10th, 2016

LIFE And so it begins. California’s first ‘end of life’ assisted suicide clinic opened on Thursday (6/9/16) in Berkeley. Here’s the story from NBC-Bay Area: As California’s right-to-die law goes into effect Thursday, a Berkeley-based doctor will open one of the first practices in the state that specializes in end-of-life options. "I think it’s an […]

-Medical Ethicists: Parents Should be Able to Kill Newborn Babies?

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

                                      (Image via Wikipedia) According to a group of medical ethicists linked to Oxford University, parents should be allowed to have their newborn babies killed because they are “morally irrelevant” and it’s really no different than abortion. This teaching is found in an article published in the Journal of Medical Ethics entitled:  “After-birth abortion: Why […]

-Quebec: Doctors Mull over Euthanasia

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Doctors testifying before a National Committee said that they were ready to debate euthanasia. Recent polls indicate that a high percentage of Quebecers actually favor some form of euthanasia, including doctors. Quebec is already the only jurisdiction in Canada where patients can refuse vital medical treatment which in some cases does lead […]

-Re: ‘Manhattan Declaration’: A Call of Christian Conscience

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Over 151 Christian leaders from all sorts of different denominations and organizations have signed a document called the ‘Manhattan Declaration’ which is a call for Christians to stand together on a number of major moral issues that face America. The following three points summarize the major issues addressed by the document : 1. The sanctity […]

-Oregon Case Supports View That Gov. Health Care Could Lead to State Supported Euthanasia

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Last year Oregon Health plan bureaucrats informed Barbara Wagner that the state would not cover her doctor prescribed chemo treatment for cancer but they would be more than happy to approve funds for a doctor assisted suicide. Here’s a response in Barbara’s own words: "I’m not ready, I’m not ready to die, I’ve got things […]

-Hard-Ball Politics on the Health Bill: Pro-life Amendment Reversed

Friday, July 31st, 2009

(Rep. Waxman by Public Citizen via Flickr) On Thursday, earlier in the day some ‘pro-life’ Democrats combined with the Republicans on the The Energy and Commerce Committee passed an amendment restricting use of health funds for abortions. Later the same evening, after strong-arming several in his party, committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-California), invoked House rules […]

-Death is Becoming a ‘Lifestyle Choice’?

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

(Image by Comrade_S via Flickr) From Pajamas Media, A quote from an article written by Mary Jackson-  “Death as a Lifestyle Choice”: Earlier this month, British conductor Sir Edward Downes, 85, traveled to Dignitas — the Zurich-based suicide clinic — with his wife Joan, 74, who had terminal cancer. Sir Edward was frail, with failing […]

-Will American Doctors Be Forced to Participate in Abortions and Euthanasia?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

From OneNews Now: If the Obama administration has its way, doctors and health care workers in America will no longer be legally protected from refusing to participate in procedures that violate their conscience. In the waning days of the Bush administration an executive order was signed giving health care workers recourse in rejecting procedures like […]

-Euthanasia: "Licensing People to Put Others Down"

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Many in our culture have become accustom to ‘putting down’ pets when they are in constant pain, disability, or have a diminished quality of life. UK’s Baroness Mary Warnock, a specialist in British medical ethics, suggests that we do the same for people. I found this on Dr. Albert Mohler’s Blog. Ms. Warnock contends that […]