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UK Rejects Changes to Law on Euthanasia, Again

UK Rejects Changes to Law on Euthanasia, Again

September 18, 2012 at 10:30 am 0 comments

by Paul Coleman There are several legal issues that never seem to go away, and the law surrounding assisted suicide and euthanasia is one of them, at least in the UK, where the controversial issue has reared its head on an annual basis for well over a decade. The recent […]

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Dropping the A-Word

Dropping the A-Word

September 18, 2012 at 10:00 am 2 comments

by Sam Hoel The pro-abortion movement has come out against abortion – the word, that is. Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, didn’t say the “A-word” once during her speech at the Democratic National Convention. Caroline Kennedy made waves by endorsing abortion “as a Catholic […]

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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: Lack of Knowledge About U.S. Abortion Law Distorts Debate

Ignorance Is Not Bliss: Lack of Knowledge About U.S. Abortion Law Distorts Debate

September 18, 2012 at 9:30 am 1 comment

by Kellie Fiedorek Absent from the recent political commentary—particularly the discussions surrounding the back-to-back Republican and Democratic National Conventions—is an honest account of what the law of the land currently is when it comes to abortion in the United States. While the United States stands as a model for representative democracy […]

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Just Say No to Positive Rights

Just Say No to Positive Rights

September 17, 2012 at 9:15 am 2 comments

by Matt Cavedon The Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) says that “the United States stands virtually alone in the world as an opponent of economic and social rights,” and that this is especially troubling in the face of calls for government austerity, which threatens the “inherent human rights” […]

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Not Your Father’s America

Not Your Father’s America

September 17, 2012 at 8:45 am 0 comments

by Timothy Allen This is not your father’s America. By ‘father’, I don’t mean that man who contributed 50% of your genetic makeup.  I’m talking about the Founding Fathers – those men who, in the eighteenth century had separate but united visions for what a country should and could be. This […]

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