Wednesday, March 23, 2005
DEATH WITH DIGNITY
This loaded phrase is showing up frequently these days, mostly in reference to the Terri Schiavo case. Like so many words and phrases, this one has been pushed into service by people who would like us to believe that something insidious is really something good and all reasonable people should... Sign in to see full entry.
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Tuesday, March 22, 2005
A Tale of Two Invalids
CHRISTOPHER REEVE AND TERRI SCHIAVO HE COULDN'T BREATHE OWN HIS OWN-----SHE CAN HER BODY RESPONDS TO STIMULI-------HIS DIDN'T WITH MUCH THERAPY, HE LIVED FOR TEN YEARS--WITH VERY LITTLE, SHE'S LIVED FOR 15 YEARS. SHE'S STILL ALIVE. HE'S A HERO----SHE'S BEING STARVED TO DEATH THE DIFFERENCE? THE... Sign in to see full entry.
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Saturday, October 9, 2004
PONTIUS PILATE WAS PERSONALLY OPPOSED
Last night Americans got a look at both sides of the John Kerry waffle. Over the past few months, we've heard how he supported the war in Iraq, then called it a mistake. He has said over and over that our troops don't have the resources they need, yet he voted against a bill that would increase... Sign in to see full entry.
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Monday, May 10, 2004
The"Viability" Argument: How the Court defines personhood
The Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion is fraught with many problems. THE PURVIEW OF THE COURT In the majority opinion, written by Justice Blackmun, it says it is not the business of the court to accept one theory of life over another. Yet this is exactly what this decision... Sign in to see full entry.
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Friday, April 30, 2004
'CHOICE v. LIFE
The entire abortion debate has been steered by those who wish to characterize the issue as a matter of choice. As if those opposed to it are really compelled by an acute desire to control other people's lives. Hardly an argument or debate on the subject hasn't devolved into to the hysterical cry... Sign in to see full entry.
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What happened to the abortion debate?
It seems the abortion debate has gone out of style. After the media pounds the hell out of story it beats a hasty retreat and quickly moves on to something else. You never get a full story, just a lotta hype and then pouf! it's gone. This always bothers me. It especially bothers me about abortion.... Sign in to see full entry.
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