Man Cleared After Killing Mother Who Had Alzheimer’s

A 53-year-old man, who threw his mother off of a balcony to her death because she was suffering from Alzheimers disease was cleared of murder by a judge who said he “acted out of love” – a decision that is raising troubling new ethical questions.

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ACLU Says Christians Must Betray Beliefs in Their Professional Lives

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

In a case in which a Christian student is challenging her dismissal from a counseling program because she refused to compromise her beliefs about homosexuality, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed an amicus brief saying that compelling someone to act against their beliefs doesn’t violate their freedoms of religion or speech because people should be expected to put aside their beliefs in their professional lives.

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