Network News

  • Teen Born With No Arms, Legs Addresses UN on Disabilities
  • 5/01/2012
  • (LifeNews.com) - A teenager from Ireland is one of several people with the rare medical condition known as Total Amelia syndrome, which caused her to be born without arms and legs. That hasn't stopped 16-year-old Joanne O'Riordan from making the most out of life.
  • Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network Announces New Headquarters
  • 5/01/2012
  • PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 1, 2012 / -- The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network is pleased to announce that it has moved its headquarters to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Terri's Life & Hope Network selected Philadelphia because of its proximity to New York and the Washington DC area.
  • Critical Organ Donation Warnings in New Pamphlet
  • 4/30/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - Dr. Paul Byrne has been on a personal mission for many years to warn the public about the alarming facts and dangers of the $20 billion dollar-a-year organ transplant industry.
  • Actor, Martin Sheen Wins 2012 Spirit of Life Award
  • 4/28/2012
  • (One News Now) - A pro-life organization is honoring veteran actor Martin Sheen for his outspoken opposition to assisted suicide and abortion. Sheen will receive the 2012 Spirit of Life Award at the second annual Life Fest Film Festival in Los Angeles, scheduled for May 5-6.
  • Brain Injury Gives Man a Second Chance to Be Kind
  • 4/27/2012
  • (KQED) - Four years ago, Marco Ferreira was riding his motorcycle down an isolated road in Los Angeles when he hit some grout and had an accident. Though he was wearing a full helmet, leather pants and jacket, Ferreira suffered a traumatic brain injury.
  • 'Thumbs-up' From Man Physicians Rather See Dead
  • 4/26/2012
  • (cbcnews) - The lawyer of a family fighting to keep a man on life-support says a new diagnosis vindicates what they've been saying all along, that Hassan Rasouli is conscious and aware. The Rasouli family believes that a "thumbs-up" gesture Hassan made from his Toronto hospital bed proves he is conscious.
  • Teen Declared Brain Dead By Doctors, Makes Miracle Recovery
  • 4/25/2012
  • (MailOnline) - They were told there was no chance of their son surviving after he suffered devastating injuries in a car crash. But Steven Thorpe's parents refused to give up hope - despite four specialists declaring that the 17-year-old was brain dead.
  • Mostert: Apologize to the Severely Disabled, Dr. Phil
  • 4/24/2012
  • (WND) - Dr. Phil owes more than 50 million people in the U.S. with disabilities an apology. Late last week he ran a segment that was unapologetically pro-death masquerading as an informed serious debate. The topic? Whether people with severe disabilities should be killed because they have no quality of life.
  • Kids with Disabilities Can Blossom at Area Camps
  • 4/23/2012
  • (Lakewood Observer) - Camp Happiness is a seven-week program which provides summer day camp experiences to children and young adults ages 5-21 with cognitive and other developmental disabilities.
  • Five Hawaii Doctors Offered Assisted Suicide to Patients
  • 4/22/2012
  • (NY Daily News) - Five doctors in Hawaii say they're willing to help terminally ill patients end their lives. The only problem - it isn't legal. Dr. Robert "Nate" Nathanson, 78, is willing to risk prison and the loss of his medical license in order to write lethal prescriptions for dying patients, reports American Medical News.