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Special LIFEalert 23 September 2017

1. American College of Physicians Reaffirms Opposition to Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide ACP also calls for improved hospice and palliative care In “Ethics and the Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide,” an updated paper published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, the American

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LIFEalerts 15 September 2017

  Abortion Iceland – Nearly 100% of Down syndrome babies terminated Alternative Medicine USA – Patients choosing alternative cancer therapy double risk of death Asia – Use of alternative medicine does more harm than good Euthanasia Canada – Financial suicide

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LIFEalerts 25 August 2017

Abortion USA – Texas permanently bans taxpayer funding of abortion USA – Google and Facebook Protesting Women’s Health Care Clinic Alternative Medicine USA – FDA Links Naturopathic Turmeric Death to Contaminated Product Euthanasia Netherlands – Latest end-of-life statistics from the

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New England Journal of Medicine: Evidence is lacking that Dagga helps for chronic pain or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 16 August 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 Two news agencies, CNN and Times Live have reported on a significant new article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)

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Drinking something sweet or eating condensed milk may be insufficient for treating unintentional cannabis intoxication

Dagga confectionery and sweets for sale

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 15 August 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 An article in CNN today, appears to mirror the recent incident in Orange Farm where a school girl had to be admitted

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Schoolgirl Admitted to ICU: South Africans Brace Yourselves Should Dagga Be Legalised

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 13 August 2017 Telephone: 074 112 9093 The recent incident where a female learner from Siyaphambili High School in Orange Farm, Johannesburg, ended up in the ICU after accidentally

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Fields of Green for All (FOGFA) expert witness repeatedly tries to trash top notch expert

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 12 August 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 Professor Nutt is well known for the debacle which surrounded him when he was asked to resign from his position by the

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LIFEalerts 11 August 2017

  Abortion UK – Government to spend £1 Billion Promoting Abortion Worldwide Ireland – ‘We can do better’ than ‘killing children before they are born’ Alternative Medicine Ghana – Expedite passage of the alternative medicine bill Euthanasia Netherlands – Latest

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Dagga Court Case is Not the “Trial of the Plant”

The public should not lose sight of the fact that the ‘dagga couple’ were arrested for posession of 1.87 kg of dagga worth roughly R500 000. The crux of the matter is that on their own version they are drug

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Dagga Courtcase postponed as DFL and the State oppose livestreaming by FOGFA

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 1 August 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 On the first day of the Dagga Court Case, the trial was postponed to Tuesday the 1st of August 2017 for the

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The legalisation of dagga is not a matter of popular opinion but needs a scientific approach

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 31 July 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 The cannabis court case, or so-called “trial of the plant” that starts today in the Pretoria High Court, is about the total

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Doctors For Life Court Case to Prevent Legalization of Dagga (Marijuana)

We need your urgent financial support In RE: Stobbs and 2 others//National Director of Public Prosecutions and six ministers of government departments and Doctors For Life International Download the Court Papers Introduction On the 31st of July 2017 a court

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South Africa should know the implications of letting the LGBT teach our children on homosexuality

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 11 July 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 Gender DynamiX, SWEAT, the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, Partners in Sexual Health and Triangle are the few mentioned LGBT NGO’s that

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LIFEalerts 04 July 2017

Abortion Ireland – Women Travelling to UK for Abortions Drops for 15 Years USA – How millennials are impacting the pro-life movement UK – Consider What Unborn Babies Can Do in the Womb New Zealand – Abortions Drop to Lowest

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Decriminalising Prostitution in South Africa is a nefarious miscarriage of Justice

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 26 June 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 The decriminalisation of prostitution is a nefarious miscarriage of justice that “disappears” egregious human rights abuses through the use of political smoke

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LIFEalerts 22 June 2017

Abortion Croatia – Anti-abortion march draws twenty thousand Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia Canada – Ontario passes assisted dying law USA – Existential distress’, not pain, drives euthanasia IVF& Surrogacy USA – Cheap, effective alternative to IVF is possible

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LIFEalerts Special Edition

21 June 2017 Psychiatrist says transgendered men and women do not become the opposite sex The homosexual-transgender pressure group Human Rights Campaign and other LGBTQ organisations are trying to discredit Dr. Paul R. McHugh, who was a distinguished Service Professor

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Doctors for Life commends the SALRC for the new prostitution laws proposed for S.A.

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 30 May 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 Doctors For Life International (DFL) as an overview of Project 107 (adult prostitution) commends the South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) on

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LIFEalerts 26 May 2017

Abortion USA – Kentucky on its way to become first abortion free state Australia – Massive pro-life petition stuns in NSW parliament Alternative Medicine UK – Charities may have to prove complementary therapies work Euthanasia No news today IVF& Surrogacy

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LIFEalerts 10 May 2017

Abortion USA – Trump Signs Bill to Overturn Obama Rule USA – “Lumberjacks for Life” empower pregnant and parenting students Canada – $300 Abortion drug for free USA – University puts abortion pills in vending machine Alternative Medicine Nigeria –

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LIFEalerts 13 April 2017

Abortion USA – National Right to Life Academy empowers pro-life students USA – Abortionist: Was baby born alive? It depends ‘who’s in the room’ USA – Trump cuts funding to UN agency over forced abortion support Alternative Medicine No news

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High Court Blunders into Dagga Minefield

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Date : 03 April 2017 Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Telephone: 032 4815550/5807 Doctors For Life International (DFL) is deeply concerned by the judgment of the Western Cape High Court that allows, subject to legislation to be passed in the

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LIFEalerts 16 March 2017

  Abortion USA – Norma McCorvey of Roe v. Wade Passes Away USA – House Votes to Overturn States Funding Planned Parenthood USA – Congressional Bill to Protect Doctors and Nurses against Abortions Africa – Women slam global ‘safe abortion’

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Conflating marijuana plants with isolated cannabinoids to confuse the public

Embargo: Immediate release Date: 23 February 2017 Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Telephone: 032 4815550 Media Release Doctors For Life International (DFL) is concerned about the way news reporting on the Medical Innovations Bill keeps presenting the issue of ‘medical

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LIFEalerts 16 February 2017

  Abortion Sweden – Nurse fired for refusing abortions sues for discrimination Ireland – Europe Using Abortion to Create a “Down Syndrome Free” World UK – Dangerous British Abortion Clinics Turning Away Women from Ireland Alternative Medicine No news today

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LIFEalerts 25 January 2017

Abortion USA – Iowa Bill to Allow Women to Sue for Emotional Grief Northern Ireland – 100,000 People Alive Today Because Abortion illegal USA – Abortions Decline in the USA Alternative Medicine USA – Massachusetts Governor Signs Naturopathic Medicine Bill

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Doctors For Life December 2016 Newsletter

From the CEO’s Desk Year end is a good time to reflect on the past year. It has been a busy year with many activities taking place. I am thankful for what we as an organisation could do. At first

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LIFEalerts 19 December 2016

  Abortion USA – Abortions are continuing to drop USA – Texas will require aborted babies to be cremated or buried USA – Ohio to Deny Access to Abortion as Early as 6 Weeks Malawi – People in March against

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Bloemfontein Supreme Court of Appeal upholds appeal, rejects active euthanasia

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Date: 07-12-2016 Enquiries: Vaughan Luck Cell: 078 748 9884 Doctors For Life International is delighted with the outcome of this court case which was the culmination of decades of conferences, educating Health Professionals and the public,

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LIFEalerts 02 December 2016

Abortion Chile – Women give preborn children a voice Poland – Payments aimed at reducing number of abortions USA – Planned Parenthood prepares for defunding Northern Ireland – Hundreds of thousands say no to abortion Alternative Medicine Malawi – Concern

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LIFEalerts 10 November 2016

  Abortion USA – Pro-Abortionists Oppose Law to Bury or Cremate Aborted babies USA – Are third trimester abortions for real? Alternative Medicine Vietnam – Dubious herbal medicines harm kidneys USA – Study finds cranberries ineffective against urinary infections Euthanasia

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LIFEalerts 26 October 2016

Abortion Norway – Foreign women pregnant with twins to have selective abortions Alternative Medicine USA – Anti-tuberculosis drug disrupted by botanical supplement Euthanasia Netherlands – Dutch may legalise assisted dying for those tired of living USA – Enter the vultures,

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John Kelly’s Testimony Opposing New Jersey Assisted Suicide Bill A2451

This article was published on the Not Dead Yet website on September 6, 2016. [Editor’s Note: John Kelly lived in New Jersey in his younger years and traveled back there to testify on October 6, 2016 in opposition to the latest assisted

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LIFEalerts 28 September 2016

Abortion Norway – Doctor fired for refusing to administer abortifacients UK – Are abortions for cleft palate rising? Poland – New Law Proposed to Ban All Abortions Alternative Medicine Australia – How Chinese medicine kills cancer cells Euthanasia Netherlands –

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Doctors For Life September 2016 Newsletter

The Malawi Team

Legal Corner Your Rights and the Law There is a conflict in the South African Bill of Rights between the rights of women to reproductive health care and to make decisions about their reproductive capacity, and freedom of conscience on

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LIFEalerts 13 September 2016

Abortion USA – Abortions Drop to Record Low in North Dakota UK – Marie Stopes suspends abortions in UK after safety inspections USA – Abortions Drop 37% in Memphis USA – Is Zika the cause of Microcephaly? Alternative Medicine USA

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LIFEalerts 19 August 2016

Abortion USA – Texas drops all charges against Center for Medical Progress USA – Planned Parenthood Closing Six Clinics Mexico – State Votes to Ban Abortions and “Protect Life from Conception” Ireland – High Court Rules an Unborn Baby Has

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LIFEalerts 01 August 2016

Abortion Ireland – Parliament Defeats Bill to Legalize Abortions on Disabled Babies Russia – Government Signs Agreement with Church to Prevent Abortions Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia UK – Media bias on assisted suicide IVF& Surrogacy No news today

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Aids Conference 2016

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Vaughan Luck Date: 2016-07-28 Cell: 078 748 9884 Email: vaughanluck18@gmail.com South Africa successfully hosted the latest AIDS International Conference in Durban last week, this time, having a track record of rolling out the largest HIV

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Breaking News: Aids Conference 2016

Doctors For Life Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Vaughan Luck Date: 2016-07-19 Cell: 078 748 9884 Email: vaughanluck18@gmail.com Doctors For Life International would like to applaud the Deputy Minister of Justice on his address to the conference on Tuesday 18

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Is South Africa promoting Sex Trafficking?

Doctors For Life Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Vaughan Luck Date: 29-06-2016 Cell: 078 748 9884 It has come to the attention of Doctors For Life International that the National Department of Health is promoting condoms specifically to be used

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LIFEalerts 28 June 2016

Abortion USA – Oklahoma College Offers Pro-Life Courses USA – Activists Attack Governor for Shutting Down Abortion Clinic Alternative Medicine China – Traditional Chinese Medicine Seen to Block Lung Fibrosis in Mice Euthanasia Belgium – Will Belgium grant euthanasia for

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LIFEalerts 28 June 2016

Abortion USA – Oklahoma College Offers Pro-Life Courses USA – Activists Attack Governor for Shutting Down Abortion Clinic Alternative Medicine China – Traditional Chinese Medicine Seen to Block Lung Fibrosis in Mice Euthanasia Belgium – Will Belgium grant euthanasia for

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LIFEalerts 09 June 2016

  Abortion USA – Kansas permanently defunds Planned Parenthood USA – 175 babies saved from abortion pill USA – New meta-study confirms link between abortion and preterm birth Alternative Medicine USA – Herbal remedies an overlooked health hazard USA –

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LIFEalerts 09 June 2016

Abortion USA – Kansas permanently defunds Planned Parenthood USA – 175 babies saved from abortion pill USA – New meta-study confirms link between abortion and preterm birth Alternative Medicine USA – Herbal remedies an overlooked health hazard USA – Alternative

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Helping the Prostitute, or Managing the Problem?

Doctors For Life Media Release Date: 2016-06-07 Office – 032 481 5550 DFL strongly opposes the viewpoint expressed by SWEAT, that abolishing prostitution will discriminate against prostitutes. SWEAT fails to understand that denouncing systems of injustice is different from reviling the people within

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Is it Really a “Blessing”?

Embargo: Immediate release Date: 2016-05-25 Enquiries: Vaughan Luck Cell: 078 748 9884 Office: 032 481 5550 Doctors For Life is very concerned about this trend of the “Bless-er” and “Bless-ee“. Two made up words used to glamourize and candy coat a

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Special LIFEalert 24 May 2016

1. Paris conferences investigate gene editing technology and research ethics Gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR (Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) have immense potential for treating diseases. But they also present ethical concerns, such as modifying the germline and the

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Bribery, Corruption and Now Prostitution. Is South Africa a Soft Target?

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Date: 2016-05-19 Enquiries: Vaughan Luck Cell: 078 748 9884 Office: 032 481 5550 Email: vaughanluck18@gmail.com South Africa seems to be going in the opposite direction to the rest of the world on the issue of decriminalizing

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LIFEalerts 17 May 2016

Abortion USA – 55% of Louisiana Voters Want Abortions Made Illegal USA – AmeriCorps Abortion Scandal USA – Alabama passes Unborn Child Protection from Dismember Act USA – Oklahoma Abortionists to be stripped of licenses Alternative Medicine UK – Chinese

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