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LIFEalerts 25 February 2015

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Abortion No news today Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia France – Parliament begins debate on euthanasia UK – Lloyd-Webber: I wanted to join Dignitas and die Canada – Assisted-suicide ban lifted in Canada South Africa – 1 in 5

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Cannabis: Colorado state releases report

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“The committee’s work represents one of the first and most comprehensive reviews to assess the strength of credible scientific literature available today regarding marijuana use,” said Dr. Larry Wolk, the executive director and chief medical officer at the Colorado Department of

Posted in Featured News, Press Releases, Substance Abuse News Alerts

LIFE alerts 20 January 2015

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Abortion USA – Learn the side effects, negative consequences of abortion Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia USA – “Final Exit” leader stripped of medical license Scotland – Top pathologist against plans to legalise assisted deaths Belgium – Euthanasia of

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Doctors For Life Newsletter, Issue 8 – Dec. 2014

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It is with gratitude towards our heavenly Father that I approach the end of 2014. Much has happened during the past year and we thank the Lord for His faithfulness. Again I want to thank all our sponsors, members and

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Another Victory for DFL as Judge Denies Leave to Appeal in Porn Case

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Judge Bozalek yesterday refused Online Digital Media permission to appeal his judgment handed down in the Western Cape High Court on 3 November 2014, in which he ruled that the license issued to ODM (the company which owns StarSat TV

Posted in Featured News, Press Releases

LIFEalerts 03 December 2014

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Abortion USA – Former abortionist appeals for support for traumatized workersChile – Restrictive abortion laws do not kill women Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia USA – Brittany Maynard dies in Oregon after assisted suicideGermany – German Parliament opposes assisted

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Porn Channel Courtcase Goes Against StarSat TV (press release)

Doctors For Life is delighted with the outcome of the Court Application in the Western Cape High Court, challenging the licensing of On Digital Media T/A StarSat aka TopTV (ODM)  to broadcast the first three porn channels ever in South Africa. This court

Posted in Featured News, Press Release-Pornography, Press Releases

Zavora will have operating room

While broadcasting news updates on the recent Mozambique elections, Voice of America (VOA) also interviewed Mr Mario Rocha, DFL’s clinic and maternity ward manager in Zavora, Mozambique. Click here to read more or to listen to the interview (in Portuguese)

Posted in A2A Featured, Featured News, Zavora

LIFEalerts 21 October 2014

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Abortion Ireland – Remember Savita Halappanavar? UN – Abortion rights in Africa USA – Abortion Clinics Don’t Have to Report Rapes of Teens El Salvador – Total abortion ban is lethal, says Amnesty Alternative Medicine South Africa – Mother stands

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Porn plot thickens after Icasa slip-up

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THE Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) might have erred when it authorized material for three adult content TV channels, the Western Cape High Court heard on Monday.Judge Lee Bozalek heard fresh submissions from applicants and respondents on Monday

Posted in Featured News, Pornography In the Media, Pornography Legal

High Court re-convened over TV porn channels

Justice Bozalek has ordered counsel back to the High Court on Monday, October 13, to make further submissions regarding the TV pornography matter which was heard for four days in the Western Cape High Court from August 4 to 7 earlier this year. The

Posted in Featured News, Pornography Legal

National March for Life – 5 October 2014

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Doctor’s for Life is proud to have been a part of the annual National March for Life in Durban on the 5th of October 2014. There were approximately 2300 people from all walks of life who attended, a 50% increase

Posted in Abortion In the Media, Featured News, National Alliance for Life

LIFEalerts 02 October 2014

Abortion USA – Wisconsin Abortions Drop 7% as 465 Babies Saved Form Abortions South  Africa – Illegal abortions and dodgy doctors Alternative Medicine South Africa – Killing of Children for “Muti Trading” is Not Declining Euthanasia South Africa – Anglican-Archbishops

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Aid to Africa: 2013-2014 Report

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Introduction: It is with much appreciation that we take a look at the reports since January 2013 to the present for the Medical Outreach Program of Doctors For Life (DFL) called Aid to Africa. Both our mobile or short term

Posted in A2A Reports, Reports

LIFEalerts 09 September 2014

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Abortion Poland – The doctor who refused to abortUSA – Abortion clinic quits fight to keep doing procedures Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia USA – Media ethics 101: How not to report suicideThe Netherlands – Is fear of nursing

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Outreach Malawi July 2014

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During July 2014 Doctors for Life had the opportunity to go to Malawi for a very successful and blessed outreach. We were able to do 129 cataract operations and an total of 562 glasses were handed out, as well as

Posted in A2A Featured, A2A Medical Outreaches, Featured News

Why should others do the dirty work? (press release)

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Doctors For Life does not understand why the legalization of suicide is being promoted in South Africa, as is not possible to prosecute a person who commits suicide anyway. Moreover, Doctors For Life strongly objects to doctors having to do

Posted in Euthanasia Press Releases, Press Releases

LIFEalerts 18 August 2014

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  Abortion USA – Texas abortions down 13% due to new law, study says Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia Australia – Nitschke suspended from medical register Lithuania – Euthanasia could be option for poor, says health minister HIV/AIDS No

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Doctors For Life goes to court on Monday 11 August (press release)

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On Monday 11 August, Doctors for Life’s (DFL’s) court Application for the Review of the granting by ICASA to On Digital Media, a license to air television pay channels for the sole purpose of broadcasting pornographic material, will be heard.

Posted in Pornography Legal, Press Release-Pornography, Press Releases

Celebrating Women’s day in spite of Violence (press release)

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On behalf of Doctors for life and our 1500 doctor members we would like to thank all the women of South Africa for their contribution in making South Africa a better place. Whether you are women in a profession, a

Posted in Press Release-Pornography, Press Releases

Join March for Life 2014

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LIFEalerts 31 July 2014

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LIFEalerts 31 July 2014 Abortion UK – Half of Down syndrome abortions missing from registerIreland – Baby Megan survived a miscarriage and an abortion Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia Scotland – Rights groups back right to die for childrenUK

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Video: March for Life 2013

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Mozambique Outreach – March 2014

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It is a privilege for Doctors for Life to report back on a very blessed medical outreach to Mozambique at the end of March, 2014. Not only were we able to perform ±92 cataract operations in the hospital at Inhambane

Posted in A2A Featured, A2A Medical Outreaches, Featured News

LIFEalerts 27 June 2014

Abortion UK – Abortion doctors may consult via Skype Alternative Medicine South Africa – State to oppose alternative medicine court action Euthanasia Belgium – Five killed in Belgium Every Day as euthanasia soarsSwitzerland – Group to allow assisted dying for

Posted in General, LIFEalerts

Legalizing Cannabis Increases Black Market Sales (press release)

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Regardless of pro-pot activists’ claims in the USA that legalization of dagga (cannabis) will reduce the underground sale of the drug, it is actually increasing. In the state of Colorado, the black market cannabis, which many expected to disappear after the

Posted in Press Releases, Substance Abuse Press Release

LIFEalerts 28 May 2014

Abortion UK – Ireland women not entitled to free NHS abortions in EnglandUSA – Missouri lawmakers approve 72-hour waiting periodUSA – With New Bill, Abortion Limits Spread in South Alternative Medicine South Africa – Herbal remedies can be toxic: researcher Euthanasia UK – TV personalities

Posted in Ethical Issues, LIFEalerts

LIFEalerts 08 May 2014

Abortion USA – Bill requires mental health info before abortionUSA – Country’s strictest anti-abortion law signed in Mississippi USA – Dobson tears into Obama: ‘Come and get me’ USA – South Carolina 20 Week Abortion Ban Advances Alternative Medicine Australia – Homeopathy is no

Posted in Ethical Issues, LIFEalerts

Court case over ICASA yes to StarSat Porn TV (press release)

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Doctors for Life have applied to the High Court North Gauteng (Pretoria) for the Review of the granting by ICASA (the Independent Communications Authority of SA brought into existence by statute) to ODM (On Digital Media (Pty) Ltd – the

Posted in Press Releases

LIFEalerts 10 April 2014

Abortion USA – Abortion insurance law taking effect in MichiganUSA – War on women when men force abortionUSA – Abortion restrictions pass 85-6 out of Louisiana House Alternative Medicine South Africa – Traditional Medicine Almost Kills Baby Euthanasia UK – Assisted suicide moves

Posted in Ethical Issues, LIFEalerts

Doctors For Life International finding it increasingly more difficult to see the ethical guidelines the SA government is following (press release)

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Against the advice of numerous NGO’s and stakeholders, the SA cabinet recently approved the new controversial National Drug Master Plan (NDMP) that promotes the flawed philosophy of “harm reduction”. Various stakeholders sent numerous submissions that requested “harm reduction” to be

Posted in Press Releases, Substance Abuse Press Release

Neuroscience will disqualify Top TV application for porn channels (press release)

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Doctors for life international has responded to requests from ICASA for submission’s regarding Top TV’s application for a license to broadcast pornography in South Africa. DFL strongly opposes pornography and the aim of the submission is to prevent pornography being

Posted in Pornography, Press Releases

Oregon children as young as 7 getting “medical dagga” cards (press release)

Doctors For Life International is appalled by the pseudo science that seemingly makes it possible for even children to use dagga for medical conditions. More than 50 children in the state of Oregon alone, are “medical dagga (marijuana)” cardholders, according

Posted in Press Releases, Substance Abuse Press Release

USA targets dagga dispensaries in major crackdown (press release)

Doctors For Life (DFL) has been warning for years that the decriminalisation of dagga, for whatever reason, will simply create a legal avenue for drug trafficking and organised crime. Ignoring such warnings have proved to be disastrous for countries like

Posted in Press Releases, Substance Abuse Press Release

Dagga: Forget the Buzz it’s the facts that count! (press release)

News 24 recently featured an article on the decriminalization of dagga (cannabis) by an activist who goes by the name of Buzz. Doctors for Life International is intrigued by the position taken this activist as the whole article seems to

Posted in Press Releases, Substance Abuse Press Release

Dignity SA turning doctors into executioners? (press release)

In a recent press briefing, Prof Sean Davison of Dignity SA suggested that the law forbidding euthanasia in South Africa should be changed. One reason he gave was that some doctors told him they had “helped people to die ….

Posted in Euthanasia, Press Releases

Letter to the Editor of the Natal Witness on the Legalisation of Cannabis (press release)

The Editor, It is with interest that Doctors for Life noticed your article on the legalization on cannabis (dagga). It would appear that this article quotes a web post by Dale T. McKinley. Even though I respect Mr McKinley for

Posted in Press Releases, Substance Abuse Press Release

Is South Africa getting its own Dr. Death? (press release)

Professor Davison, who helped launch Dignity SA, has returned to South Africa. Our media have hailed him as a good parent and a loving husband, who assisted his mother to die and who wants to legalize euthanasia/assisted suicide in SA.

Posted in Euthanasia, Press Releases

Assisted Suicide: Till love do us part? (press release)

In the past few months, it has been reported that Professor Sean Davison from a leading university in Cape Town, helped his mother to commit suicide. The fact that leading South Africans support him may make that act seem acceptable

Posted in Euthanasia, Press Releases

Harm Reduction: More than just side effects! (press release)

The recent stance from the managing editor of the South African Medical Journal in favor of the extremely controversial practice of decriminalizing drugs of abuse (Harm Reduction) is both surprising and disconcerting. It shows a mixture of “arm chair medicine”,

Posted in Press Releases, Substance Abuse Press Release

Planned Parenthood Defeated: Abortion is not a Universal Human Right in UN Summit Document (press release)

The International Planned Parenthood Federation, the world’s largest abortion promoter has been defeated in its efforts to hijack the millennium development goals, in order to promote legalized abortion throughout the world, and unrestricted access to abortions for adolescents. In spite

Posted in Abortion Press Releases, Press Releases

Concern about South Africa’s first all-black porn film (press release)

South Africa has produced its first all-black pornographic film, of which the producer stated the intention to help promote safe sex and combat HIV/AIDS. Mapona – which means naked in Sesotho – was made by members of a local amateur

Posted in HIV/AIDS, Press Release-Pornography, Press Releases, Prostitution &Trafficking

Women’s rights groups’ slate at decriminalizing prostitution (press release)

The Women’s rights groups came together to denounce the government’s plan to decriminalize prostitution and allow sex workers to set up small businesses, challenging the administration’s stance by asking whether it wished to boost the sex trade industry or reduce

Posted in Life Place, Press Releases, Prostitution &Trafficking Press Releases

Victory on Conscientious Objection for Health Professionals at Council of Europe (press release)

An attack against the right of conscientious objection in medical care has been totally defeated at the Council of Europe. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) voted on a report, the original text of which recommended a

Posted in Abortion Press Releases, Press Releases

It’s World Sight Day today, the 14th of October (press release)

World Sight Day is celebrated every year on the second Thursday of October. 80% of the 45 million blind people worldwide are over 50 years of age and 80% of the world’s blindness can be avoided! Diseases that receive attention

Posted in Press Releases

The Effects of Porn on the Brain (press release)

At the recent symposium in Cape Town entitled ‘Combating exposure of children to pornography: A focus on new media’, Doctors for Life presented relatively new, but now, well established and peer reviewed science about the effects of pornography on the

Posted in Pornography, Press Releases

Medical Associations Blast Abortion Laws (press release)

At the annual Congress of the Medical Profession, the leadership of Spain’s medical associations denounced Spain’s new abortion law, which allows doctors to kill unborn children for any reason during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. In a statement “Abortion

Posted in Abortion Press Releases, Press Releases

Human Trafficking Conviction First for SA (press release)

The first conviction for a human trafficking offence in South Africa needs to be applauded. We congratulate the prosecutors of the National Prosecuting Authority and the investigating team of the South African Police Services for a job well done. It

Posted in Press Releases, Prostitution &Trafficking

The next step in Holland’s slippery slope into misery (press release)

It has been misreported this past week as a world first (the same happened with legalized euthanasia in the Nazi Holocaust) that, Holland is discussing euthanasia for healthy elderly people who are simply “tired of living.” The slippery slope started

Posted in Euthanasia, Press Releases

Pornography industry the biggest drug cartel (press release)

Explicit sexual images are almost everywhere from local shopping malls to prime-time television. According to the latest developments in neuroscience, the brain responds to information received from the eye quicker than from any other source. In essence, the only difference

Posted in Pornography, Press Releases

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LIFEalerts 25 February 2015

Abortion
No news today

Alternative Medicine
No news today

Euthanasia
France – Parliament begins debate on euthanasia
UK – Lloyd-Webber: I wanted to join Dignitas and die
Canada – Assisted-suicide ban lifted in Canada
South Africa – 1 in 5


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Cannabis: Colorado state releases report

“The committee’s work represents one of the first and most comprehensive reviews to assess the strength of credible scientific literature available today regarding marijuana use,” said Dr. Larry Wolk, the executive director and chief medical officer at the Colorado Department of


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LIFE alerts 20 January 2015

Abortion
USA – Learn the side effects, negative consequences of abortion

Alternative Medicine
No news today

Euthanasia
USA – “Final Exit” leader stripped of medical license

Scotland – Top pathologist against plans to legalise assisted deaths

Belgium – Euthanasia of


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Pornography, The Battle for your soul – movie trailer


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Doctors For Life Newsletter, Issue 8 – Dec. 2014

It is with gratitude towards our heavenly Father that I approach the end of 2014. Much has happened during the past year and we thank the Lord for His faithfulness. Again I want to thank all our sponsors, members and


no_porn

Another Victory for DFL as Judge Denies Leave to Appeal in Porn Case

Judge Bozalek yesterday refused Online Digital Media permission to appeal his judgment handed down in the Western Cape High Court on 3 November 2014, in which he ruled that the license issued to ODM (the company which owns StarSat TV


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LIFEalerts 03 December 2014

Abortion

USA – Former abortionist appeals for support for traumatized workersChile – Restrictive abortion laws do not kill women

Alternative Medicine

No news today

Euthanasia

USA – Brittany Maynard dies in Oregon after assisted suicideGermany – German Parliament opposes assisted


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