Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Today's Link Dump: Incestuous Marriage, Euthanasia, Gay Rights Activist Priest, Illegal Abortuary

Links of interest that I haven't had time to comment:

NY State blesses ‘incest’ marriage between uncle, niece-- We knew this was coming. I remember how people looked at us like we were two-headed monsters when we made the claim that the re-definition of marriage would lead to all kinds of aberrations like this.

New Poll Finds Evangelicals’ Favorite Heresies: Many evangelicals don't know the basics of the Christian Faith.

Monique David: The illusion of ‘peace of mind’ -- Why euthanasia is not the answer to suffering:

If doctors and nurses are tormented by the act of euthanasia on patients with whom they had no close bond, imagine the devastating impact on the friend, parent, children, and colleague when this request is made. It is an illusion that unrestricted control of our lives will bring peace of mind. In fact, it will mean a heavy cost on our capacity to enjoy life in good times, and undermine our willingness to see through challenges in the bad.

Caught Red-Handed: New Mexico Abortion Business Was Operating Illegally

Gay Catholic Priest's New Vocation: Working for LGBT Equality -- From the Advocate. I hate how such priests are never permanently benched.

TOLERATION OF CATHOLICS IN QUEBEC AND BRITISH PUBLIC FINANCES, 1760 TO 1775 -- an article explains the economic impetus for the British toleration of French Catholics after the Conquest in 1759.