Salon writer admits embellishing ‘abortion saved my life’ story

On my blog last week I posted an excerpt from the Salon piece, “Abortion saved my life.” The writer, a blogger named Mikki Kendall, was relaying her first person account of supposedly nearly hemorrhaging to death because a hospital doctor refused to perform the one procedure that would save her life, an abortion. Here was the quote I pulled: I don’t know if his objections were religious or not; all I know is that when a bleeding woman was brought to him for treatment he refused to do the only thing that could stop the bleeding. Because he didn’t do […]
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More Americans believe that Assisted Suicide is morally wrong

The recent Gallup poll in America shows that 45% of those polled thought that physician-assisted suicide was morally acceptable whereas 48% thought that physician-assisted suicide was Morally wrong. What was interesting about the findings was that the same poll found that 15% of those polled thought that suicide was morally acceptable and 80% thought that suicide was morally wrong. Bioethicist, Wesley Smith commented on these findings in his blog in this way:  Very interesting, and for me, alarming. Why would 45% support doctor assisted suicide as morally acceptable, but only 15% “suicide?” I think it is the authority of the […]
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