Every Home a Hadamar

Euthanasia Propaganda

Nazi propaganda urging the elimination of the unfit: “60,000 Reichsmarks is what this person suffering from a hereditary defect costs the People’s community during his lifetime. Fellow citizen, that is your money too.” If you believe it is right and proper for a woman to have prenatal testing to determine if she’s carrying a disabled [Read More...]

Monday Morning Chicken

Ruby the Rhode Island Red

A friend advised me (quite reasonably) that two back-to-back posts on medical ethics was a bit heavy, so here’s a picture of one of my new chickens to lighten the mood. Internet, this is Ruby the Rhode Island Red. Ruby, meet the internet. She’s only a few days old in this picture. Be nice to [Read More...]

Reconsidering Organ Donation

Live Organ Donation

Signing that organ donor card always seemed like a simple decision, but with the slide in modern medical ethics, particularly where end-of-life and “brain death” issues are concerned, perhaps that’s no longer the case. I’ve seen enough reports over the years about people who were incorrectly declared brain dead only to come roaring back to life, [Read More...]


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