In Part 2, we focus on Proportionality: the evaluation of the relative benefits and costs (not simply economic) of various treatment alternatives to answer the question: Is treatment worthwhile given the patient’s physical and moral strength?
Recently, Governors of Kansas and Oklahoma signed into state law respective bills known as the “Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act,” criminally prohibiting the gruesome Dilation and Evacuation (D & E) abortion procedure.
It is important to know the truth of what can happen when sexual license and irresponsibility go unchecked, and to consider, as best we can, how a human person can stoop to such depths of depravity.
Children need the time and space to grieve an absent parent, and need the adults in their lives to guide them in this process, not expect emotional support from them. But what is one parent to do when he or she ‘follows the rules’ while an ex-spouse persists in breaking them...
Every parent should know that their child is God’s gift to them. But, when parents start treating their child as “God’s gift to the world,” misguided efforts to raise self-esteem too often breed arrogance and condescension.