Thread by Pinkbell.
Abortion clinics across the nation have increasingly been offering discounts for their services on Sundays, partly to counter afternoon church protests by believers opposed to such clinics and the practice of abortion.
Examples of such offers include the Orlando Women's Center abortion clinic in Florida, which advertises discounted abortions with the offer: "LIMITED TIME SPECIAL! PRINT THIS PAGE AND BRING IT IN FOR $50 SAVINGS. ONLY ON SUNDAYS!"
The website Fund Abortion Now provides financial support to women seeking to have abortions and collects funds to aid them with their decision across all 50 states.
"The 100+ local abortion funds in our organization help women pay for abortions they can't otherwise afford," the website states.
Michael Martelli, Executive Director of Maryland Coalition for Life, an anti-abortion group seeking to protect the sanctity of human life, shared with The Christian Post that the practice of collecting money to fund abortions or offering discounted abortions is not uncommon, and that special Sunday discounts are not coincidental -- as it is the day many Christians can be found in houses of worship.
"I don't think there is any coincidence...abortion facilities are facing increasing presence from Christians praying during business hours, and are having to change up their business hours to try to avoid the attention. Carhart does this now in Germantown, he comes in Sunday afternoons, but the churches are coming together to increase the presence EVERY Sunday from 3-5, so people are there," Martelli shared.
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Thread by me.
The Canadian Medical Association Journal says that euthanasia is "therapeutic homicide" which requires extremely robust arguments to justify it. An editorial in its latest issue was commenting on recommendations made by the Dying with Dignity commission of the Quebec National Assembly. The commission released a report after two years of study. The authors wrote:
"Proponents of dying with medical assistance must argue that a patients rights invoke a corresponding medical duty to provide the means if a patient cannot, and it follows that this should be done in a safe and expert way. Hence, the act of assisting death would need to move from the context of being criminal to being part of the continuum of end-of-life care."
"Removing the legal barrier to ending anothers life may ensure the self-dignity of those who wish to die, but may distress and remove the self-dignity of more people who wish to live."
The editorial also called for more dialogue and action from federal legislators. Legislative change should not come about as a result of a single decision from one province -- the recent British Columbia judgement which declared bans on assisted dying unconstitutional. They continued:
"The ethics of euthanasia are a familiar debate in Canada; one that may have been theoretical until recently, because of the tacit assumption that doctors do not kill people. In Quebec, the debate is moving from theory toward practice. Which way will legislation go? Will the rest of Canada follow? Those who care about the answers to these questions must speak up now, and with conviction." ~ Canadian Medical Association Journal, Jun 25
"We will not be silent.
We are your bad conscience.
The White Rose will give you no rest."
MURDER COUPONS SUNDAY ONLY? Of course it’s in Orlando. Beyond the mouse Florida’s a sick place.