A number of states have been legalizing "assisted suicide" measures. Recently California joined those deadly ranks. From Church Militant we hear that the Catholic bishops of California are initiating actions to put the measure to referendum.
Another facet of the threats to life at the "other end of the spectrum" is that posed by hospitals - some hospitals, that is. Watch these two videos to learn some of the insidious background to the increase of "brain death" diagnoses in various hospitals; some hospitals and doctors are being motivated by considerations completely at variance with the Hippocratic Oath.
Sunday Meditation: Jesus, the Man of Sorrows
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