Bioethical Issues

Bioethics – Stem Cell Research – Euthanasia – Mercy Killing – Assisted Suicide-Infanticide - Cloning - Organ Donations - Health Care Directives

 

(*See Artificial Fertilization: Its Morality or Lack Thereof)

(*See Hippocratic – Oath and Abortion and Euthanasia)

(*See www.schollbioethics.org  ) 

 

Definitions: bioethics n.pl. – the study of the ethical problems arising from scientific advances, esp. in biology and medicine – bioethical adj.

ethics n.pl. – 1 the study of standards of conduct and moral judgment; moral philosophy 2 a treatise on this study 3 the system or code of morals of a particular person, religion, group, profession etc.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION


Principles Governing Medical Treatment Decisions from Scholl Institute of Bioethics

 

Ventilators, Feeding Tubes, and other End-Of-Life Questions

 

Abandoning the Most Vulnerable by Wesley J. Smith

 

Published bioethical articles by Ethicist Wesley J. Smith

 

Articles on euthanasia and bio-ethics

 

Over thirty Joni Eareckson Tada recommended books on life issues.

 

Education and Training – Practical help from Joni Eareckson Tada

 

Resources on Bio-ethics – Commentaries on Euthanasia

 

Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics

 

Articles on Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide and End of Life (Focus on the Family)

 

Information for Research on Euthanasia, Physician-Assisted Suicide, Living Wills

     

ASSISTED SUICIDE

Patients Rights Council – laws in each state

Patients Rights Council with news on physician assisted suicide. 

Assisted Suicide: A Disability Perspective (Scholl Institute of Bioethics)

Assisted Suicide: Victimizes the Vulnerable from Scholl Institute of Bioethics

Assisted Suicide in California on the March Again

http://pastorsprolife.org/resources/issues/674-physician-assisted-suicide-on-the-march-again.html

EUTHANASIA

 

Euthanasia & Suicide

 

Euthanasia - When the doctor kills the patient.

 

A Pro-Life Primer on Euthanasia

 

“Mercy Killers” by Father Marx

 

A Christian Response to Euthanasia in Canada

 

Information for Research on Euthanasia, Physician-Assisted Suicide, etc.

 

Christian Life Resources’ position on Euthanasia

 

Religious Responses to Euthanasia

 

 

ADVANCED DIRECTIVES - POWERS OF ATTORNEY - MEDICAL GUIDELINES vs. LIVING WILLS

The Will To Live – Free download official documents special for each state.from NRTL

Protective Medical Decisions Document    from Patients Rights Council

Jewish medical directives  :

http://www.mhri.org/ss_files/downloads/jewish_medical_directives.pd

Be Prepared: Have An Advanced Directive for Health

From Los Angeles Archdiocese:

http://www.la-archdiocese.org/Pages/Publications/AHCD.aspx

Living Wills vs. Medical Directive Statements: There Is A Difference

What Does the Bible Say About Euthanasia and/or Having a Living Will

Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care – Christian Version from Christian Life Resources

                                   

STEM CELLS - ADULT OR EMBRYONIC - CLONING

Topic: Stem-Cell Research, Cloning & Biotechnology

 

Moral Objections to Embryonic Stem Cell Research

 

“Lines That Divide” – DVD on cloning

 

Adult Stem Cells: The Only Ones That Really Help from Scholl Institute of Bioethics

 

CLONING AND ABORTION: THEIR RELATIONSHIP

Human Cloning-Semantic Gymnastics

 

Stem Cells and Cloning and “Emergency Contraception”
 

HOSPICE

 

Over 15 Articles on End-of-Life Issues-Hospice  

 

Blessings Through Suffering from Scholl Institute of Bioethics

 

End of Life Care: What Should I Ask My Local Hospice? (from Scholl Institute of Bioethics)

 

ORGAN DONATIONS - DONATING EGGS

 

Moral Problems Associated with Organ Transplant by Rabbi Louis J. Feldman, Ph.D. from Scholl Institute of Bioethics

 

'Brain dead' woman wakes up after family refuses organ donation

 

“Thinking about donating your eggs?” (The Center for Bioethics and Culture)

 

“eggsploitation”-named-best-documentary

 

INFANTICIDE


Sanctity of Life Topic: Abortion & Infanticide

        

BIBLE STUDIES ON EUTHANASIA


Bible Study – “A Christian Response to Euthanasia”

 

Bible Study: Carrying Burdens and Euthanasia

 

May Christians Practice Euthanasia? Bible Study on Euthanasia                                                                                    

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