Bioethics

Wales gives final approval to dangerous ‘deemed consent’ organ donation

Ethical campaigners have expressed their sadness following final approval of a bill in Wales to create an opt-out system for organ transplantation. Members of SPUC's Wales region are saddened that the Secretary of State for Wales has decided not to use his powers to block the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill from being sent to Her Majesty the Queen for Royal Assent (see note below).   Michael Wendell Thomas, vice-chairman of SPUC's Wales region, told the media earlier today: “A collective weight of opinion has demonstrated that implementation of the Bill will be fraught with risk. This opinion has been presented by medical […]
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Abortion activists: Abortion is not just for women anymore!

The Abortion Lobby has smeared anyone who supports the unborn as “sexist” for decades, but a new movement is branding people as misogynists if they want to restrict abortion to women. Lauren Rankin made the case in an article posted yesterday at Truth-Out.org entitled, “Not Everyone Who Has an Abortion Is a Woman – How to Frame the Abortion Rights Issue.” While Rankin, an avowed feminist, likes the sloganeering that pro-life activists hate women, equal rights, and the color pink, she doesn't believe it goes far enough. “Abortion rights activists have overlooked and dismissed a very important reality,” she writes. […]
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