End-of-Life

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Perhaps some of the toughest decisions we make in life – for ourselves and loved ones – come at the end of life.  Death and mortality await every human and facing the inevitable can bring about special moral challenges.

Is physician-assisted suicide ever justified?  How can you make medical decisions for a loved one that honors their wishes yet also honors the sanctity of human life?

The following section offers resources on a number of topics and recent events including physician-assisted suicide and end-of-life decision making.

If you’d like to see a full listing of our articles on this topic, check out our quick guide.

Pick of the Week

Hospice Care

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Recent News

Abortion Coverage in Obamacare Remains a Mystery

Whether buying your insurance from a state exchange or from the government health care website, it’s almost impossible to find out whether you’re paying for abortion coverage.

The Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood, released a report showing a lack of information available to consumers – albeit from the other side of the issue.

Guttmacher examined the online plan descriptions of 12 state exchanges that allow abortion coverage. Researchers reviewed the “summary of benefits and coverage” that the Affordable Care Act requires all plans to include. However, the template for the summary provided to states by the federal government does not include any place to disclose abortion coverage.

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Featured Blog

What do you think of Assisted Reproductive Technologies?

As in vitro fertilization continues to grow in popularity among those who struggle with infertility, questions continue to be asked about the moral and medical aspects of assisted reproductive technology.  For Christians who believe in the sanctity of all human life, the sanctity of marriage, and the value of children, some of these moral questions are [...]

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