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Defending Life in the Pikes Peak Region

JUL
30

No Rules Apply When Abortion Involved

Two safety provisions of a 2013 Texas law addressing abortion providers were rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court in a late June decision: the need to meet ambulatory surgical center standards and admission privileges for abortionists at a hospital within 30 miles.

As reported in the National Catholic Register, Justice Stephen Breyer, in his majority opinion, stated that “neither of these provisions offers medical benefits sufficient to justify the burdens upon access that each imposes.”

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JUL
28

Some Lowlights of 2016 Democratic Platform

The Democrats have formally approved their party platform at their convention which ends today.

Some are already calling it the “most pro-abortion platform in history” (LifeSiteNews).

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JUL
27

How Assisted Suicide/Murder Brings Trouble for Doctors and All of Us

A 2013 physician assisted suicide law is causing problems for doctors in Vermont.

As the Washington Times is reporting, the assisted suicide law in conjunction with a Patient’s Bill of Rights law is requiring Vermont doctors to inform their patients of the “right” to kill themselves with help from the doctors.

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JUN
30

Suicide by Doctor Like Suicide by Cop

Sometimes we become so numb to the language we use that we don’t recognize what we are saying. Physician assisted suicide is a case in point.

Proponents of physician assisted suicide have described it as a means for attaining “death with dignity,” and they insist that it should be enshrined in law as a “right.”

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JUN
28

Understanding What Assisted Suicide Really Means

Physician assisted murder, typically called physician assisted suicide, was defeated in the Colorado state legislature this year, as it was last year.

So proponents of physician assisted murder decided to investigate whether to sponsor a petition drive to put the question on the November ballot. As far as I know, this ballot initiative effort is still on-going.

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