End of life

Medicare and Medical Futility

Who decides to discontinue treatment?

Nov 16, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 10 • By WESLEY J. SMITH



Slaughter of the Innocents

Our Utilitarian Medical Elite

Bioethics and Planned Parenthood.

Sep 21, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 02

A protest against the removal of Terri Schiavo’s feeding  tube in Pinellas Park,

Dangerous Apathy

Barbarism in our time.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45

Lauren Hill

Follow the Money

Oregon makes assisted suicide a public priority.

Jun 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

What a difference 22 years makes.

Euthanasia Comes to Canada

Are we next?

Feb 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23

Protesters in Florida, March 2005

The Schiavo Case Revisited

Why you may be hearing about it in 2016.

Jan 5, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

Jack Kevorkian, 1997

Kevorkian’s Vision

He’s looking alarmingly prophetic.

Dec 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14

Frank Van Den Bleeken

Cruel and Unusual

Death with Dignity Executions meet euthanasia.

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07

Margot Bentley in 2000, when diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

The Ethics of Food and Drink

Starvation is not mercy.

Jul 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43


The Paper of the Apes

The New York Times’s animal-rights crusade.

May 26, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 35

Euthanasia backers in Paris: ‘I want the right to choose my death,’ ‘Death of a

The Suicide Juggernaut

Euthanasia activists are on a roll.

Dec 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 16


Habeas Chimpanzee

The nonhuman rights campaign.

Dec 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 14

The bull and the Clown

Bureaucracy Lives!

How many experts does it take to advise a dying patient?

Aug 26, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 47


The Arrival of Human Cloning

It’s here. Don’t get used to it.

May 27, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 35

Fresh Embryos

Eggs for Sale?

Brace yourself for the human embryo market.

May 20, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 34

Okay, but who pays?

Health Costs Will Never Be Contained

When antidiscrimination law meets infertility treatment mandates.

Apr 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 29

Juan E. Méndez

Defining Torture Down

Every policy the left dislikes becomes a crime against humanity.

Apr 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 28

President Barack Obama

Not a Real Olive Branch

Obama’s phony compromise on contraception.

Feb 18, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 22

Protesting against Obamacare in New York, March 23, 2012

What About Religious Freedom?

The other consequences of Obamacare.

Oct 29, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 07

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and President Obama

Power Grab

Our technocratic future.

Oct 1, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 03

The Newlands of Hercules Industries

A Religious Freedom Election

A court case in Colorado shows what’s at stake this fall.

Aug 13, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 44

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