Eugenics is a system of controlling life through sterilization of unwelcome members of a species or through the destruction of those unwelcome members. In modern parlance, the species is generally considered to be the human race. In the last century eugenics had some heady supporters. Applying eugenics to today's world, does the European Union guarantee parents the right to know if their unborn children aren't perfect? Or do the unborn have human rights too?
More and more nursing homes, hospitals, and other facilities are using programs based on the positive therapeutic effects that animals such as dogs and cats have upon their patients.
The children conceived from anonymous clinical sperm donations are growing up and wondering who they really are.
Socialist political — and moral — values now prevail in France. The long slide of a once great nation continues as it continually repeats failed policies of the past.
Fifty years ago, on June 15, 1962, the radical left-wing SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) issued their Port Huron Statement opposing capitalism, eschewing American "ethnocentrism," promoting socialism, federal control of education, foreign aid, and surrendering our sovereignty to the United Nations — themes familiar to those who listen to our President today.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Radjoy obtained a $125 billion bailout for Spanish banks, intending to quiet the fears of investors, but the loan has not worked out quite as planned.
A quarter of a century ago President Ronald Reagan demanded that Gorbachev "tear down this wall," and the wall came down, but the legacy of socialist and communist influences is still felt strongly.
Stanley Kurtz, in his June 7 article "Obama's Third-Party History" for National Review Online, reports that Barack Obama’s connection to far-left radicals is much more recent that had been previously thought. On January 11, 1996, Kurtz notes, Obama joined the New Party, a radical socialist political movement deeply opposed to capitalism and of the opinion that the Democratic Party was far too moderate. The New Party sought to transform America into the sort of socialist democracy that is common in Europe.
The Protect Marriage Maine organization is using Father's Day at churches to raise money to help defend traditional marriage. Two hundred churches in Maine are going to have a special collection on that day to raise funds to defend traditional marriage against the state referendum this November which will ask voter to legalize homosexual marriage.
As the PIIGS nations — Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, and Spain — face the prospect of default, euro bonds are being considered as a remedy.