Health Care Civil Rights Task Force

VOTE NO ON OHIO’S ABORTION AMENDMENT

The Health Care Civil Rights Task Force urges Ohioans to vote no on Issue 1, the Ohio Reproductive Freedom Amendment, which would enshrine nearly limitless abortion rights in the state constitution. The Amendment needs only a simple majority of votes to pass – so every vote counts! If passed, Issue 1 will eliminate virtually all constraints on abortion …

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THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY INSISTS THAT THE DEFINITION OF BRAIN DEATH IS AN EXACT SCIENCE…

– yet, they keep updating their guidelines. That alone should give us pause. This newest iteration actually changes the definition of brain death from “irreversible” cessation of all brain function to “permanent” loss of function. The Uniform Law Commission recently declined to adopt this change because it is too subjective. A permanent brain injury is …

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NEUROLOGIST DISCUSSES EFFORTS TO REDEFINE DEATH

Board-certified neurologist Christopher DeCock, MD, joins Joe Zalot to discuss how proposed changes to the Uniform Determination of Death Act (UDDA) could change the legal definition of brain death. Recording and additional resources available here: https://www.ncbcenter.org/bioethics-on-air-podcast-cms/bioethics-on-air-episode-109-redefining-death-by-revising-the-udda FOLLOW-UP INTERVIEW: Neurologist Christopher DeCock, MD, rejoins Joe Zalot to update listeners on efforts to redefine death by revising …

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HEALTH CARE CIVIL RIGHTS TASK FORCE: DON’T RISK LIVES BY CHANGING THE DEFINITION OF DEATH

The Health Care Civil Rights Task Force strongly condemns proposed changes to the Uniform Determination of Death Act (UDDA) that would allow for subjective determinations of death. The Uniform Law Commission, a non-profit group of lawyers that creates model legislation to bring uniformity to state laws, week recently to discuss changing how death is determined. …

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ATTENTION! PRO-LIFE PICTURES ARE STRICTLY FORBIDDEN…! 

I am spending the day at the concentration camp in Dachau, Germany. It is a sobering reminder of the capacity of people to subject other human beings to unspeakable horrors. Many of the displays feature graphic images of prisoners starved, tortured, and murdered at the camp. Hundreds of people are making their way through the …

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PUBLIC COMMENT ON “SAFEGUARDING THE RIGHTS OF CONSCIENCE AS PROTECTED BY FEDERAL STATUTES,” 

March 6, 2023 PUBLIC COMMENT OF THE CHRIST MEDICUS FOUNDATION AND LIFE LEGALDEFENSE FOUNDATION REGARDING THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANDHUMAN SERVICES’ PROPOSED RULE ENTITLED, “SAFEGUARDING THERIGHTS OF CONSCIENCE AS PROTECTED BY FEDERAL STATUTES,” APROPOSED RULE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS INTRODUCTION The Christ Medicus Foundation and Life Legal …

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