Humanize From Discovery Institute's Center on Human Exceptionalism
Topic

Disability

Mark-Pickup-image2
From Mark Davis Pickup's blog at Blogspot

Mark Davis Pickup on Living with Intense Suffering and Experiencing a Miraculous Healing

We live in a time in which eliminating suffering is considered by many to be society’s ultimate purpose. Too often, this leads to policies that eliminate suffering by eliminating the sufferer. Still, for those not experiencing intense pain or anguish, arguing for improved care instead of increased access to assisted suicide or euthanasia can seem like a blithe platitude. “If Read More ›

lonely-sad-elderly-senior-person-in-wheelchair-adobe-stock
Lonely sad elderly Senior person in wheelchair in nursing home looking out window. Generation AI
Licensed via Adobe Stock

Normalizing Assisted Suicide Will Lead to a Duty to Die

Euthanasia isn't really about compassion but fear of decline and a loathing of dependency — and of those experiencing them. That nasty truth has become abundantly clear with a new column published in the Times of London. Read More ›
an-empty-hospital-bed-with-dying-flowers-stockpack-adobe-stock
An empty hospital bed with dying flowers.
Licensed by Adobe Stock

Euthanasia Poisons People and Societies

Most of the media report on euthanasia in the glowing, uncritical language of empowered patients "dying peacefully on their own terms." In contrast, euthanasia abuses and horror stories—an ever-growing list—generally receive little focused media attention and remain outside the notice of people not engaged with the issue. Read More ›
stethoscope-with-national-flag-conceptual-series-portugal-stockpack-adobe-stock
Stethoscope with national flag conceptual series - Portugal
Stethoscope with national flag conceptual series - Portugal

Portugal Parliament Approves Euthanasia of Disabled Patients

The left-wing Portuguese Parliament has again approved euthanasia legalization in the wake of a court ruling earlier this year overturning the last attempt. Read More ›
national-flag-on-stethoscope-conceptual-series-united-kingdom-stockpack-adobe-stock.jpg
National flag on stethoscope conceptual series - United Kingdom
National flag on stethoscope conceptual series - United Kingdom

U.K. Forced Do Not Resuscitate Orders on COVID Patients with Developmental Disabilities

Oh, the joys of centralized health care. Apparently, the NHS has engaged in a bigoted DNR regime for COVID patients with developmental disabilities Read More ›
Photo by Aditya Romansa

HHS Rule Would Have Prohibited Discrimination Against Babies with Disabilities

Working until the last minute, the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Health and Human Services has published a proposed rule that would protect babies born prematurely from death — including those who survive abortion — and disabled people generally from discrimination in the health-care context. Read More ›
disabled-man-on-a-wheelchair-stockpack-adobe-stock.jpg
Disabled man on a wheelchair
Photo by Minerva Studio on Adobe Stock

Canadian Disabled Seek Euthanasia Because of Poor Social Services

Disability-rights activists are some of the greatest and most effective opponents of assisted suicide/euthanasia, correctly identifying it as a form of discrimination. Read More ›