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  • CATHOLIC HOSPITAL & ABORTION referrals to Planned Parenthood, NARAL, National Abortion Federation

    11/23/2004 9:34:03 AM PST · by Diago · 17 replies · 409+ views ^ | November 23, 2004 | Kevin Miller
    "CATHOLIC" HOSPITAL AND ABORTION   11/23/2004   Some of you may remember my series of posts last spring on Dr. Nelson Isada of Providence Hospital, Anchorage, AK. Since then, there's also been some further coverage of the practice of "EIFWAIL" there and elsewhere.Here's the latest. I was informed this morning that Providence is providing referrals to Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and the National Abortion Federation.
  • STANEK: When Baby Has No Brain

    09/25/2004 10:56:19 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 99 replies · 2,560+ views
    The Illinois Leader ^ | 9/21/04 | Jill Stanek
    OPINION - I remember sitting in the office of the vice president of nursing at the hospital where I worked. She and I began discussing the hospital's induced labor abortion practice, which I had recently discovered. I thought I had an ally. This woman professed to be a born-again Christian. She said she felt called to her leadership position to be a good example to those around her. She talked about distributing Christian books to colleagues. She said she felt good to have been asked to give the dinner prayer at our staff Christmas party. But then she surprised me,...
  • Catholic hospitals commit – and U.S. bishops condone – live-birth abortion

    09/15/2004 11:20:27 AM PDT · by franky · 9 replies · 353+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | September 15, 2004 | Jill Stanek
    The news was a real bummer. A reporter named Tom Szyszkiewicz, who writes for the Catholic publications, Our Sunday Visitor and the National Catholic Register, was calling to tell me he had discovered two Catholic hospital systems were committing the induced-labor abortion procedure – live-birth abortion – on handicapped babies. The bad news warped to bizarre when Szyszkiewicz said these hospitals were waiting until babies were 23 to 26 weeks gestation before aborting them – i.e., until they were of viable age – so they could say these weren't abortions at all, but simply labor inductions and, thus, sanctioned by...
  • US Catholic hospitals to uphold living wills

    04/19/2004 8:07:56 PM PDT · by narses · 20 replies · 372+ views
    Catholic hospitals are reassuring patients they'll honour living wills in the wake of a papal pronouncement that hospitals should never remove feeding tubes from patients in persistent vegetative states. Pope John Paul II said last month that feeding and hydrating such patients is "morally obligatory" - and that withdrawing feeding tubes constitutes "euthanasia by omission". Since then, US bishops, theologians and ethicists have been studying the issue closely to see what the pope's words will mean for hospital operations in the United States. For now, many hospitals are deferring to the "Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services"...
  • Right-to-lifers target Providence ( a Catholic-run hospital)

    01/23/2004 1:41:33 PM PST · by AlaskaErik · 25 replies · 261+ views
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | January 23, 2004 | By LISA DEMER
    <p>On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, an anti-abortion group has taken on Providence hospital, asserting that a procedure done there amounts to abortion.</p> <p>The controversy is over cases in which fetuses have such severe defects that they aren't expected to live outside the womb. Their lungs or kidneys may have failed to develop, or their brain. Labor is induced early, and no medical interventions are done to help the baby survive.</p>
  • HR 4691, Some Voted Against allowing Doctors,Hospitals the right to choose to not commit abortions.

    09/26/2002 11:02:30 AM PDT · by Coleus · 38 replies · 2,465+ views
    Check to see if your congressman voted AGAINST this bill and FREEP him if he did and congratulate your congressman who voted FOR this bill. Our NJ Congressional Delegation, including 3 Roman Catholic Congressman: Pascrell, Pallone and Menendez, voted Against allowing Doctors and Hospitals right to choose to not commit abortions.The legislation passed 229-189 with NJ 4-8-1 with Marge Roukema not voting.To see the vote tally visit: is not a partisan issue.  37 Democrats voted for HR 4691 The Abortion Non-Discrimination Act.  24 Republicans, including Rodney Frelinghuysen, voted Against allowing medical professionals and institutions right to choose to not commit...