France: digital obstruction to abortion could become an offence

  Laurence Rossignol, the French Minister for Families, Children and Women’s Rights, stated on September 17 via France Info TV that next Wednesday September 28th, she will announce a number of actions which the government will take before the end of the current legislative period, against web sites which are «using digital means” to obstruct […]

Belgium Euthanizes its First Child

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  This past September 17, the head of Belgium’s Federal Control and Evaluation Committee on Euthanasia, Professor Wim Distelmans, confirmed to the Dutch newspaper “Het Nieuwsblad” the first case of euthanasia performed on a minor in Belgium. No specific information concerning his case was revealed, except the fact that this young 17-year old person was […]

Alliance VITA Calls to March on October 16, 2016

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The Alliance VITA association announces its support for the call to march launched by “La Manif Pour Tous ” on Sunday October 16, 2016. For Alliance VITA a new national march during the French pre-election year is more vital than ever, since the Valls’ government has not kept its promises to act on an international […]

Pharmacist’s Conscience Clause: relinquished under pressure

When the French National Council for the Order of Pharmacists, met on September 6, 2016 to finalize the project of draft reform for the pharmacists’ code of ethics, they waived the introduction of an explicit conscience clause, which had been recommended in a pre-project. In fact, recently in December 2015, an “internal” consultation proposed by […]