In the wake of Kermit Gosnell’s abortion mill horrors, the state of Texas responsibly passed a 2013 law that requires abortion clinics have the same health standards as surgical centers and that physicians performing abortions have privileges at a nearby hospital to admit patients with complications.
In a deeply disconcerting though not surprising move, in early 2015, Canada joined five states in the US* in legalizing so-called “assisted dying,” allowing doctors nationwide to take the life of a suffering patient when the patient has a “grievous and irremediable” illness.
As most everyone knows by now, on Saturday May 28th, a 4-year-old boy visiting the Cincinnati Zoo fell into the enclosure of a 400-pound gorilla named Harambe. After a harrowing few minutes, the zoo’s dangerous animal response unit decided the boy was in “a life-threatening situation” and made the wise decision to protect his life by putting the gorilla down.
As we’ve explained in previous articles, reports of children being mistreated or abused are rising to epidemic proportions. Sadly, Christian organizations are not exempt from this harsh reality, and every parent and ministry must be aware of this fact.