We euthanise dogs, why not humans?

When speaking with someone who is in favour of legalising euthanasia by far the most common comment that I have heard goes something like this, “We don’t even let our dogs die in pain like that- we have euthanasia for dogs, why not humans?” It is one of the most common comments I hear, and 

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Breaking: No Grounds for Complaint Against Voice For Life

Media Release from Voice for Life 1 st September, 2016 The Advertising Standards Authority Complaints Board has ruled there are no grounds for a complaint against a Voice for Life advert to proceed. Background In mid-May, full-page advertisements showing two sleeping babies with a puppy appeared in the NZ Herald, Dominion Post, NZ Listener, Capital Magazine and various regional 

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“Mum, Dad, I’m pregnant.” Your teenage daughter is pregnant, What next

by Claire van Ryn. This article appeared originally at Emily’s Voice I’m going out on a limb here and suggesting that the most stomach-churning, horror-inducing words that parents will hear propelled from the mouth of their beloved teenage daughter are, “I’m pregnant!” Internalised reactions will vary from an urge to dissolve into a soul-searching, sobbing 

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