Commentary and more links return Tuesday. We're taking Monday off for U.S. Memorial Day.
Court allows assisted suicide:
- Court rules on aided suicide | Appeals panel says Ashcroft overstepped bounds in Oregon (The Washington Post)
- Ore. right-to-die law wins second battle | The state's landmark right-to-die law has survived a second challenge in federal court by the Bush administration and supporters hope that means the 10-year battle over the law has finally been settled (Associated Press)
- Court defends Oregon euthanasia | A US appeals court has blocked attempts by the Bush administration to stop Oregon doctors helping terminally ill patients commit suicide (BBC)
- Court upholds assisted suicide | A federal appeals court yesterday upheld Oregon's assisted-suicide law, saying U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft's bid to outlaw it "far exceeds the scope of his authority under federal law." (The Washington Times)
- Court upholds assisted suicide | A federal appeals court yesterday upheld Oregon's assisted-suicide law, saying U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft's bid to outlaw it "far exceeds the scope of his authority under federal law" (The Washington Times)
- Schiavo's struggle | Let her loving parents care for their living daughter (Delroy Murdock, National Review Online)
- Inflated promise, distorted facts | As senators make moves, a walk through the stem-cell fray (Eric Cohen, National Review Online)
- Bioethics bestseller | A government council revives the humanities (Claire Burgess, National Review Online)
Catholicism & politics:
- Group asks IRS to probe Colo. diocese | Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, said the church should lose its tax-exempt status because it used church resources for political purposes (Associated Press)
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