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The Republicans’ Scandalous Health-Care Bill

by John Gehring of Commonweal “Republican lawmakers scrambling to repeal the Affordable Care Act are working overtime to make life harder for those already living on the edge. Under the GOP’s proposed restructuring of Medicaid, people with disabilities, sick kids, those in nursing homes, and pregnant women—you know, those lazy fat cats who get all the […]


Call for Presentation Proposals

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 2017 Philosophy Affinity Group Meeting The ASBH Philosophy Affinity Group invites proposal submissions for presentation at its session to be held from 6-7 p.m. on Saturday, October 21 at the 2017 ASBH Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. Submissions may address any topic in bioethics and may do so […]

A Dutch Euthanasia Pioneer Surveys the Wreckage and Despairs

by Michael Cook of BioEdge “If there is anyone who could be called a patron saint of Dutch euthanasia, it is the psychiatrist Boudewijn Chabot. In 1991 he gave one of his patients, Mrs B, a lethal dose of medication. After accompanying her until she died he reported himself to the police and was subsequently […]