Cross-posted from thelifeinstitute Dr Bénédicte Sage-Fuller and Dr Grégor Puppinck Anyone who thinks that opening the door to restricted abortion can be kept to narrow and well intended cases should take a look at the French example. Legalised in 1975, abortion was at the time all about the dignity of women when facing a distressing
Cross-posted from TheLeadingEdge blog In case you missed it, yesterday the first promo video for my new pro-life social media project Life TV went live online (watch it above). Life TV is a YouTube channel that will offer regular original pro-life webisodes designed to unpack and explore the pro-life ethic. We already have two shows currently in production. One
Cross-posted from BioEdge More erosion of the dead donor rule in the latest issue of theCambridge Journal of Healthcare Ethics. To the public, it probably seems axiomatic that vital organs should not removed until the donor is dead. But an increasing number of bioethicists are questioning this, especially in the light of grave organ shortages.
Cross-posted from BioEdge The leading opponent of defining death as the death of the brain is D. Alan Shewmon, a professor of paediatric neurology at UCLA Medical Center. In the latest issue of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, an American bioethicist, E. Christian Brugger, defends him against a white paper written by the President’s Council on