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Euthanasia: a culture of death
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Euthanasia: a culture of death

A culture of death is developing. The value of life is decreasing as we continue to promote assisted suicide.     Steve Latham   To be sure, there are complicated medical and ethical questions surrounding end-of-life care for the terminally ill. But there is a line, difficult to define in […]

Windrush… immigration and emigration
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Windrush… immigration and emigration

The recent scandal in the UK, over the “Windrush Generation”, illustrates the ongoing racist discrimination against people of colour in this country.   Steve Latham   The case is particularly egregious because these people actually came to Britain in response to government invitation. After World War Two, labour shortages hindered […]

Abortion:  on the political use of language
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Abortion: on the political use of language

Ealing Council in London recently passed a new regulation, establishing a ‘buffer zone’ around an abortion clinic.   Steve Latham   Anti-abortion protestors had been conducting vigils outside the clinic, and were accused of intimidating the women going for a termination. They apparently called women ‘mum’, asked them to take […]