Get Published | Subscribe | About | Write for Our Blog    

Blog.

The Oregon Death with Dignity Act was enacted in 1994. In addition to other safeguards, the law requires multiple requests for lethal medication and establishes waiting periods. A patient must complete a written request and make two oral requests for l...

Full Article

The Oregon Death with Dignity Act was enacted in 1994. In addition to other safeguards, the law requires multiple requests for lethal medication and establishes waiting periods. A patient must complete a written request and make two oral requests for l...

Full Article

The Oregon Death with Dignity Act was enacted in 1994. In addition to other safeguards, the law requires multiple requests for lethal medication and establishes waiting periods. A patient must complete a written request and make two oral requests for l...

Full Article


by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

A controversy last week erupted out of freshman New York Congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Instagram Live appearance and follow-up tweet saying that the facilities where the federal government is keeping detained children are “concentration camps.”

The Border Patrol Chief immediately called Ocasio-Cortez’s use of the term, “offensive”. The Israeli Holocaust Museum Yad Vashem, Senator Bernie Sanders, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio felt the term was not appropriate and diminishes what happened in the Holocaust. Others have stated that the correct term is “detention center” since these are people alleged to have broken the law.…

Full Article

This blog has carried several comments about the prospect of heritable human gene editing.  While nearly no one currently supports bringing such babies to birth—and condemns those who would rush ahead to do so—it appears a distinct minority think that we the human race should, if we could, agree never to do such a thing.  …

Continue reading "Technical steps to gene-edited babies"

Full Article

A Guest Post Written by Jonny Anomaly   It’s been 20 years since Allen Buchanan and his colleagues published From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice. The book was a landmark, and it repays careful reading. But there is at least one kind of question that has been largely (if not entirely) ignored in discussions […]

Full Article

An article in the June 2019 issue of TEXAS MEDICINE recaps the court challenge to the constitutionality of the dispute resolution provisions in the Texas Advance Directives Act. But the case is not yet over. The plaintiffs have jut filed a 300-page ...

Full Article

An article in the June 2019 issue of TEXAS MEDICINE recaps the court challenge to the constitutionality of the dispute resolution provisions in the Texas Advance Directives Act. But the case is not yet over. The plaintiffs have jut filed a 300-page ...

Full Article

Before moving to presumed consent for organ donation, let's first be clear and certain when the donor is dead (Swiss Medical Journal).

Full Article

Before moving to presumed consent for organ donation, let's first be clear and certain when the donor is dead (Swiss Medical Journal).

Full Article