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The Death Culture Sweeping the West

Apr 30, 2018

There is a massive dark cloud hanging over the West with the word DEATH written all over it. We live in a culture that celebrates death, promotes death, favours death, and enthuses over death. The tragic Alfie Evans episode is

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Alfie Evans: Apathy Kills

Apr 28, 2018

First they came for Terri Schiavo, but that was none of my business. Then they came for Charlie Gard, but that was in another country. Then they came for Alfie Evans, but who am I to judge? Then they came

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Alfie Evans and the Totalist State

Apr 27, 2018

Amazingly, little Alfie Evans is still alive – despite the best efforts of doctors, hospitals, judges and the English government. The tragic case of the 23-month old in Liverpool is still ongoing. Once again, by the time this article is

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Victoria’s Killing Machine

Sep 23, 2017

There are many times when it is very good advice not to believe what a politician tells you. And when a politician tries to tell you that he is offering you the ‘safest euthanasia bill in the world,’ then you

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Lessons from Little Charlie Gard

Jul 26, 2017

You all should know about the short life of little Charlie Gard. His parents – and millions of concerned people worldwide – did all they could to possibly extend his life while some doctors and judges did all they could

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Legalised Patient Killing Again

Jul 25, 2017

The push to legalise euthanasia is never ending, and Victoria is one of a number of Australian states hard at it. Just the other day the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying released its final report on the issue.

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On Euthanasia, Again

Jun 30, 2017

In my previous two articles I looked at some shocking cases of the pro-death culture in action. Some of these examples were actual cases of euthanasia or assisted suicide. Others were certainly in the same ball park, but could be

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Making Suicide Acceptable

Jun 29, 2017

The push for legalised euthanasia, or assisted suicide, is taking an existing problem and making it much worse. All over the West suicide rates are high, yet the ‘compassion as killing’ crowd simply is making the situation even more pronounced.

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The Battle for Life, and for Children

Jan 31, 2017

We are living in what seems like unprecedented times, with little or no respect for human life, human dignity, and the well-being of our children. Everywhere adult desires and wants are trumping the rights of the child, the right to

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The Importance of Political Involvement

Nov 17, 2016

Politics is not everything and politics cannot save us. But the political realm is nonetheless quite important and we avoid political engagement to our own detriment. It is incumbent upon all believers to have some political awareness and involvement. If

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The Ever Expanding Culture of Death

Oct 21, 2016

The culture of death seems to be on a roll, ever expanding its deathly grip on our culture. Instead of valuing and cherishing life, we now find ever new excuses to snuff out life. This is found in our daily

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