Tales from the Crypt

There is never a shortage of horrific tales about death to tell, especially concerning the beginning and end of life. Indeed, every tale of abortion and euthanasia is a tragic and depressing one. But they keep on coming, and three new stories are shocking in the extreme. However, they must be highlighted as we take on the evils of the pro-death camp.

The first comes from Canada and it involves the issue of euthanasia. It really is an appalling story which has received some media attention – but not nearly enough. A woman with an autistic son received a hate letter from someone in the area complaining about him, recommending that he be put down like an animal.

Here is how one news report covers this shocking case: “Ontario mother Karla Begley is in shock after she received an anonymous offensive letter targeting her autistic son, Max. The letter called her son a ‘nuisance’ and compared him to a ‘wild animal’. The writer also said that the boy should be euthanized.

“The letter’s author, who claims to be a ‘pissed off’ mother in the area, complains about the boy’s ‘noise-polluting whaling’ (sic) and says the boy ‘scares the hell out of normal children.’ ‘I was shaking when I was reading it,’ Brenda Millson, Max’s grandmother, told CityNews. She takes care of the boy during the summer and the letter came to her house on Friday.”

Wow, what a great neighbour. What a great mother. What a great example of the pro-death culture in action. You can read the full text of her letter in the first two links below. But here are a few more gems from the letter:

“Personally, they should take whatever non retarded body parts he possesses and donate them to science. What the hell else good is he to anyone!!! You had a retarded kid, deal with it…properly!!!!! What right do you have to do this to hard working people!!!!!!! I HATE people like you who believe, just because you have a special needs kid, you are entitled to special treatment!!!”

The letter ends with these words: “Do everyone in our community huge a [sic] favor and MOVE!!!! Go live in a trailer in the woods or something with your wild animal kid!!! Nobody wants you living here and they don’t have the guts to tell you!!!!! Do the right thing and move or euthanize him!!! Either way, we are ALL better off!!!”

That sure is a lot of love and tolerance. The Nazis would be proud of this woman. Same mindset; same hatred; same perfect final solution. But sadly things are not much better on the abortion front, as the remarks of an American actor make clear.

He actually praises his mother for killing his unborn sibling, and praises the pro-death camp for all its good work. Here in part is what Mark Ruffalo said in a recent column: “What happened to my mother was a relic of an America that was not free nor equal nor very kind.

“My mother’s illegal abortion marked a time in America that we have worked long and hard to leave behind. It was a time when women were seen as second rate citizens who were not smart enough, nor responsible enough, nor capable enough to make decisions about their lives. It was a time that deserved to be left behind, and leave it behind we did, or so it seemed. We made abortion and a woman’s ability to be her own master a right. That right was codified into law. That law was the law of the land for decades.

“My own mother fought to make herself more than a possession; she lived her life as a mother who chose when she would have children, and a wife who could earn a living if she so chose. I want my daughters to enjoy that same choice. I don’t want to turn back the hands of time to when women shuttled across state lines in the thick of night to resolve an unwanted pregnancy, in a cheap hotel room just south of the state line.”

Another great letter, full of compassion, logic and humanity. ‘Hey thanks for killing my sibling, mum. I owe ya one for that. So glad you put choice above all else. What a horrible world it would be if we did not have the right to kill off our own family members.’

My third example comes from Australia and is as sickening as it is perverse. Here is the headline: “Women having late abortions told to ‘apply for Centrelink baby benefits’.” What!? Let me run that one by you again: “Women having late abortions told to ‘apply for Centrelink baby benefits’.”

The story opens: “SA Health has advised women having late-term abortions they can claim thousands of dollars in Centrelink payments for a ‘stillborn’ baby. Parents whose babies survive an abortion procedure, but die at birth, may also be able to claim benefits for parenting and bereavement.

“Centrelink requires a doctor’s letter certifying that a stillborn baby was ‘delivered’, in order for the parents to claim the Baby Bonus of up to $5000, or paid parental leave of $622 per week for 18 weeks. But the South Australian Health Department has advised patients having late-term abortions that they can apply for the parenting benefits.

“‘Women who have had a termination of pregnancy at or over 20 weeks gestation may be eligible to apply to Centrelink for the Bereavement Payment or Paid Parental Leave,’ it stated on an orange form with the SA Health logo, distributed until June this year. ‘The claim form uses language that may be upsetting for some women who have experienced a termination of pregnancy. It is your choice whether or not you want to receive the money. If you do you must lodge a claim form.’

“The SA Health document – withdrawn in June – was exposed yesterday by Catholic blogger Bernard Gaynor, who quit Bob Katter’s Australian Party when it refused to take a stance on abortion. Mr Gaynor complained about the document in June to former prime minister Julia Gillard.”

Now that would make for a great story in the horror series, “Tales from the Crypt”. Abort your unborn baby near birth and receive a nifty baby benefit in response. George Orwell would love to have used that one in his motto of “The Party” in 1984: “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” And “Death is Birth.”

And people like myself, Gaynor, and others who dare write about such matters receive the wrath of the pro-deathers and their supporters. As George Orwell also said, “The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.”

In our darkened and deformed society, be prepared for more tales from the crypt. And more hate from those who wish to champion the culture of death.


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