Ethics / Eugenics
Life Worth Living
On June 22, 2015, Simona De Moor of Belgium was euthanized. She was a healthy 85 year old who saw her death as her only reprieve from the grief of losing her daughter several...October 21st, 2015
CLR's Official Positions and Thoughts to Ponder on Life and Family Issues
Abortion Human life exists already at conception. It is a gift from God. He also reserves for himself the authority to take human life. Aborting an unborn child for any reason, other...December 5th, 2012
Is An Objection on Religious Grounds Enough?
“The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.” [attributed to H.G. Wells, 1866-1946] We have done it before, and it appears we are poised to do it again. The...August 28th, 2012
Evolution: A Fatal Equalizer
Twice in the last year I have had the opportunity to visit the Creation Museum in Kentucky (www.creationmuseum.org). If you have not seen it – go! It is an incredibly professional...October 7th, 2009
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe freeThe wretched refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,I lift my lamp beside...October 1st, 2009
Q&A on the Nazi Culture
QUESTION: Why does the pro-life movement continually compare today’s abortion culture with the Nazi regime of the early 1900s? ANSWER: The comparison between the two is striking...October 1st, 2009
Cherish the Quality of Life
When I was a boy, my parents took me more than once to visit Bethesda Lutheran Home in Watertown, Wisconsin. We called it a home for the mentally retarded back then. I imagine that...May 12th, 2008
Defending the 'Defective'
In 1915 Dr. Harry Haiselden, the chief of staff at German-American Hospital on Chicago's near north side, made national headlines for his contribution to the eugenics movement. Haiselden...May 8th, 2008
The 19th and early 20th centuries saw an emergence of the eugenics movement in which eugenic sterilization, anti-immigrant advocacy, and anti-mixed race marriage activism all played...May 5th, 2008
Q&A on the Modern Eugenics Movement
QUESTION: I’ve heard about the eugenics movement, but I thought that essentially ended with the atrocities of the Nazi regime. Does the eugenics movement still exist today? ANSWER:...May 5th, 2008
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