- Jul 12, 2020
In a case reminiscent of those of Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans, the family of a gravely ill five-year-old child has been given permission to take her out of the country for treatment.
Proposed changes to Britain’s surrogacy laws would lead to the “further demeaning of pregnancy,” according to the leading Catholic bioethics center in the country.
The UK Court of Appeals decision to overturn an order to force a mentally incapacitated woman to have an abortion was good news for the pro-life movement, but the case has exposed the need for a better definition of “best interests.”
Crux’s conversation with Catholic bioethicist David Albert Jones about transgender issues.
Dr. Mark Komrad – a clinical psychiatrist and an ethicist who is on the teaching Faculty of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, Sheppard Pratt, and the University of Maryland – told Crux euthanasia is antithetical to psychiatry.
Dr. Willem Lemmens is a Professor of Modern Philosophy and Ethics at the University of Antwerp and told Crux “those psychiatrists opposing the too broad and lenient application of the law are scorned for being inhumane and for lacking empathy with unbearable suffering.”