Category: Life and Death Matters

Explore the many facets of life-and-death issues such as abortion, euthanasia and stem cell research.

On Being Misheard

A few weeks ago a person by the name of Emily Smith wrote an article in The Silhouette called “On Being Silenced.” This was in response to a cross-campus chalking project which contained phrases such as “your life is beautiful,”

Silence above the Shouting

“The quiet scares me ‘cause it screams the truth.” –Pink The pro-choice movement has begun a hashtag trend called “shout your abortion” in an attempt to de-stigmatize the act of abortion. Some post-abortive women have taken to twitter with 140-character

When is Elective Abortion Wrong?

If you support elective abortion – defined as on-demand abortions for non-medical reasons – then you have to answer this question, “At what point is it wrong?” Is abortion wrong when the life that’s ended has its own genetic coding,

“Death Talk”

This semester, Lifeline has decided to focus on the topic of euthanasia and assisted suicide.   Euthanasia: the act or practice of killing hopelessly sick or injured individuals (as persons or domestic animals) in a relatively painless way for reasons of

The Pro-Choice Response to Motion 312

As you know, a Conservative member of Parliament has requested to pass a Motion that is an investigation into the Criminal Code’s definition of a human being, as the code currently states that a child is not a human being