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clinic, and to a reader from Switzerland, Johann Roduit, who pointed us toward
a controversy over force-feeding.
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Against commercial-assisted suicide
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Norway to export sperm
Danish sperm banks have grown into a successful export industry. Now Norway seems to be following the same path. The...
Denmark: parliament pressured to OK euthanasia
A proposal to legalise euthanasia in Denmark has broken the threshold of 50,000 signatures to put it before the Danish...
Australian judges need to review standards for gender dysphoria treatment
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