Friday, May 28, 2010

Premature dispatch

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Prolonging life for transplant recipients should not hasten death for donors

WORLD Magazine | Matt Anderson

The transplant industry is extremely interested in the definition of death. Transplants now include kidneys, hearts, livers, pancreas, corneas, lungs, and other body parts. Even a face has been transplanted. These transplants allow recipients to continue their lives, lives which may have been marred without a transplant. But the number of needed organs exceeds the number of available organs for transplantation. On this shortage stands the definition of death. Liberalize the definition of death, and increase the number of available organs.

Medically, death occurs when the heart stops and breathing stops. These two parameters defined it for millennia. But with medical technology, applying that definition has become fuzzy and troubling. Death now includes brain death and cardiac death, with cardiac death the most controversial. Read more.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Obama Admin May Have Illegally Spent $10 Million Promoting Abortion in Kenya

Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- New information obtained by a member of Congress makes it appear the Obama administration has spent $10 million potentially illegally promoting a pro-abortion constitution in Kenya. Obama officials were thought to have spent $2 million but Rep. Chris Smith says that figure could exceed $10 million.

Lobbying for or against abortion is prohibited under a provision of federal law known as the Siljander Amendment annually included in the State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Act.
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Death as a Salesman: What's Wrong with Assisted Suicide Airs Today

Hawaii Right to Life is excited to announce the televised broadcast of Death as a Salesman: what's wrong with assisted suicide on KALO-TV, channel 38 (cable channel 25). It will air today at 2:30 and 11:00pm.

Filmed throughout the world and based on the book of the same title, this dynamic documentary explores the reasons why all people should oppose the legalization of assisted suicide.

"Eye-opening and undeniably important." --Michael Medved, nationally syndicated radio show host, film critic, and social commentator

Hawaii Right to Life and KALO-TV wish to thank Death as a Salesman author Brian Johnston and DVD producer New Regency Communications for their partnership in making this important information available to Hawai'i viewers. For more information, visit http://deathasasalesman.com/

If you appreciate having excellent pro-life broadcasting, we encourage you to support both Hawaii Right to Life and KALO-TV!

Monday, May 24, 2010

Autism: Study Confirms Increased Rates Correlate with Use of Aborted Fetal Cells

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conducted a study, published in Environmental Science & Technology,1 that shows a correlation between the rise in autism rates since the 1980s and the use of fetal cells from aborted pregnancies. The study shows 1988 as a "change point" in the rise of Autistic Disorder (AD) rates and correlated data from 10+ year studies conducted in the U.S., Japan, Denmark, and other countries.
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