Columnist Meets the "Real" Jack Kevorkian

Mitch Albom, a columnist for the Detroit Free Press interviewed Kevorkian face-to-face, and apparently was taken aback by what he experienced. After a little time with Kevorkian, Albom writes, “I couldn’t imagine a suffering so bad that I would want Kevorkian to be the last person . . . . Continue Reading »

Nancy Pelosi’s "Amen Moment"

Senator John Edwards was justly ridiculed when he stated in 2004 that people in wheelchairs would be able to walk if John Kerry were elected, because he would alter President Bush’s embryonic stem cell funding policy. This bit of outrageous hype was quickly labeled Edwards’ “amen . . . . Continue Reading »

A.B. 374: Ding Dong the Bill is Dead!

I just received a report that A.B. 374, which would legalize assisted suicide in California, does not have the votes to pass in the Assembly and hence, will not be brought up for a vote. This is a great, hard fought, victory for a strange bedfellow political coalition consisting of liberals and . . . . Continue Reading »

Phony Cloning Ban Loses in House

Legislation that redefines human cloning so that it legalizes it while purporting to ban it altogether is all the rage these days among Big Biotech boosters. An attempt to pass such a phony ban in the Congress lost today by a majority vote. Yuval Levin has the details over at . . . . Continue Reading »

Sweating Out Assisted Suicide in Sacramento

The word from Sacramento is that the authors of A.B. 374, and Assembly Speaker Nunez have turned the political pressure cooker to the red zone as they seek 41 votes to pass the bill into the California Senate. So far, they are apparently not there. The news is that the bill has been put into the . . . . Continue Reading »