The Charlie Gard case concerns a young British child with a very rare genetic condition that has currently left him unable to move, breathe or eat on his own. His parents wanted to take him to the United States for experimental treatment but his London doctors, believing he has suffered enough, wanted to turn off … Continue reading Lisa Blumberg: What Principles Should Govern Charlie Gard’s Case?
ACTION ALERT Peter Singer: The Worst You Can Do On Saturday, October 24, the bioethicist Dr. Peter Singer will be delivering a lecture at Northwestern University in Evanston. The lecture is titled “The Most Good You Can Do.” Ironically Dr. Singer is well known for his views that people with severe disabilities do not lead … Continue reading Chicago Action Alert On Peter Singer: The Worst You Can Do
Yesterday, we launched our Change.org petition “Denounce Lethal Anti-Disability Healthcare Policy Advocated by Peter Singer.” We presently have over 300 people who have signed on to the petition. Please add your own name by clicking here and following the directions. In addition to the statement we shared and quoted from the National Council on Disability, … Continue reading Additional Letters to Princeton Regarding Peter Singer – Bob Kafka (ADAPT) and Kathy Brill (Parent to Parent USA)
As many readers are probably aware, news broke last week that Princeton bioethicist Peter Singer had once again pushed the envelope on his decades-long assault on the value and lives of disabled people. In remarks broadcast live, Singer asserted that both government healthcare and private insurance can and should deny and/or limit healthcare to people … Continue reading Denounce Lethal Anti-Disability Healthcare Policy Advocated by Peter Singer (Change.org)
“The Drum” – part of Australia’s ABC network – is featuring a response to a recent “Q & A” with Peter Singer on the network. Readers of this blog can guess some of the territory he covered – infanticide, euthanasia, personhood, etc. Anyone curious can check out the interview. The responder to Singer is Stella … Continue reading Australia: ABC ‘Ramp-Up’ Editor Writes “The Case Against Peter Singer”