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Eugenics close to becoming a ‘human right’ in Europe

A pending case (Kruzmane vs. Latvia) before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) could have profound consequences for people with disabilities. The ECHR is preparing to issue a ruling on the fundamental right to the prenatal screening and elimination of children with diseases or […]


How to protect your kids from internet pornography

I have just posted a blog on the report from a committee of MPs which makes recommendations about new measures to protect children from internet pornography. Most of these are targeted at the ISP industry (and not a moment too soon!) but the real need […]


New review highlights positive benefits of marriage

The Family Education Trust has just highlighted a report from the Institute of American values which is of huge relevance here given that the government intends to undermine the distinctiveness of marriage by legalizing same-sex marriage. Based on a survey of over 250 peer-reviewed journal […]

Three horrific stories of abuse of women and children abroad raise a disturbing question

Three horrific stories involving the abuse of women and children abroad have featured in our newspapers in the last couple of weeks. First was the report that witch doctors are abducting children in Uganda for the purpose of child sacrifice. The ritual, which some believe […]

Making Poor Choices: are commercial concerns wrecking our health?

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease, lung diseases, and strokes are the major causes of death and disability in the developed world. However such non-communicable diseases (NCDs) could also be the next big health issue to appear on the global agenda – but it’s proving hard to […]