Swiss Hospital Sanctions Euthanasia

By Terry Vanderheyden LAUSANNE, December 19, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A leading Swiss hospital has announced it will allow doctors to kill their patients beginning in the New Year. University hospital in Lausanne said the hospital, the first to sanction active euthanasia since the practice was legalized, argues as the Dutch did before euthanasia became legal there, that suicide should be “strictly regulated.” Abuses are, of course, rampant in the Netherlands, while 70% of terminally-ill Swiss – at least those in Zurich – already succumb to either passive (when life-sustaining nutrition and hydration is denied) or active euthanasia. Until now, patients […]
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Belgian Pharmacists Given Green Light to Supply Euthanasia Cocktail

By Terry Vanderheyden BRUSSELS, December 19, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Belgian pharmacists were given the go-ahead to dispense lethal cocktails to physicians who request them for the purpose of euthanizing patients, three years after the practice was legalized. Until now, pharmacists were not protected under the euthanasia law enacted in 2002 that made it legal for physicians to kill their patients. In the event that doctors were charged in an illegal death, pharmacists until now were subject to potential prosecution. The new measure makes physician-assisted suicide more accessible to all. Up until now, pharmacists were seemingly undaunted by the potential backlash, […]
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Michael Schiavo Turning Terri into Poster Child for Euthanasia

Special to LifeSiteNews.com by Judie Brown It is frequently said that truth is stranger than fiction. In the case of Michael Schiavo, husband of the now deceased Terri Schiavo, this is precisely correct. You may recall that during the years that Terri Schiavo suffered from a debilitating condition, Michael worked very hard to acquire legal permission to kill his wife by denying her the basic human right of receiving food and water. He argued that she would not want to be fed through a tube. His view was that she actually died 12 years earlier, and that the person in […]
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Planned Parenthood Caught Concealing Rape of 11-year-old

By Hilary White SAN FRANCISCO, December 16, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood’s San Francisco office has removed a letter from its website that purported to be from a girl thanking the organization for not telling her parents that she has been raped when she was eleven by her then-17 year-old “boyfriend.”“Planned Parenthood helped me deal with the aftermath of the rape allowing me to deal and cope as best as I could in my own way,” the letter said. American Life League’s affiliate, STOPP International said that Planned Parenthood removed the letter from their website after it caught the attention […]
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USCCB Changes Rating on Brokeback Mountain to Morally Offensive

By John-Henry Westen WASHINGTON, DC, December 16, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The United States Conference of Bishops Office for Film and Broadcasting has altered their rating for the homosexual propaganda film Brokeback Mountain after a story by LifeSiteNews.com pointed out that the office’s praise for the filmÂwas completely inappropriate. (see the LifeSiteNews.com story: https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/dec/05121503.html ) While the glowing review remains, the USCCB office’s rating for the film has been altered to the most severe rating – “O” for morally offensive from “L” which denotes that it is appropriate for a limited adult audience. Moreover, the author of the review of the […]
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Epoch-Making Korean Cloning Study now Believed Faked

By Hilary White SEOUL, December 16, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – South Korean cloning researcher, Dr Hwang Woo-suk, author of the cloning research paper that was lauded in the international press as the most important, epoch-making breakthrough in the stem cell field, has allegedly admitted to colleagues that he fabricated some of the results. Roh Sung-il, who collaborated on the paper, published in the leading journal, Science, said in television interviews that at least nine of the eleven stem cell lines the team had claimed to have created were faked. Roh said that a team member had been pressured into doctoring results […]
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