Archive for November, 2014

The Slippery Slope Continues

Dear Friends for Life:   During the past month, the media has bombarded us with the sympathetic story of Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old newlywed with aggressive brain cancer. Lots of emotions floating around between pros and cons. What’s next? Continue reading

Is Despair the only valid response?

Dear Friends for Life:   Millions of people die across the world every year: the media reports the tiniest number, like Brittany Maynard, who put their stories into the public domain claiming they alone are dying with dignity – really? Continue reading

Surrogacy in Illegal Human Trafficking

Surrogacy-IndustryDear Friends for Life:   It’s a fact that surrogacy is on the rise. At the heart of this current issue, we must choose between competing visions of a woman and her body. Shall we uncritically submit to the demands of individual liberty no matter what the social cost? Or shall we agree that there are limits to individual freedom when others are vulnerable and weak? Continue reading