Ethics / Eugenics
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
Eugenics and the Quality of Life
There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without...May 5th, 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
Q&A on Genetic Testing of Preborn Children
QUESTION: Is genetic testing of preborn children acceptable for Christians? ANSWER: The answer to your question requires some clarification, because there are many variables that come...May 5th, 2008
How Did We Get Here? - A Look at the Current View of Death
While understanding our current view of death involves recognizing the role of religion, more pertinent, today, are the secular studies of Darwinism and Malthusianism. These theories...May 10th, 2007
Euthanasia Not About Terminal Illness Despite Advocates' Claims
LifeNews.com Note: Wesley J. Smith is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute and a special consultant to the Center for Bioethics and Culture. His current book is Consumer's Guide...October 18th, 2006
The Trouble with Transhumanism
Transhumanism is an emerging social movement that promotes the technological enhancement of human capacities toward the end of creating a utopian era in which “post humans”...July 11th, 2006
Killing Babies, Compassionately: The Netherlands follows in Germany's footsteps
At last a high government official in Europe got up the nerve to chastise the Dutch government for preparing to legalize infant euthanasia. Italy's Parliamentary Affairs minister, Carlo...March 29th, 2006
G. U. L. A. G. - A Look at Ethnic Cleansing and Abortion
Do you know these initials? They stand for Glavnoe upravlenie ispravitel'no-trudovykh lagerei, the Russian words for Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps. The GULAG was in...October 12th, 2005
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