Will I be Treated the Same Way Now?

Posted on October 29, 2019 By

Due to giving medical details, the author wishes to remain anonymous. I am a disabled woman with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a disease that attacks the joints. I use a walker or a wheelchair in my daily life. I’m worried about where the medical field is heading. My home state of New Jersey has legalized assisted…

Rehumanize International – 6th Annual Conference

Posted on October 23, 2019 By

The 6th annual conference of our member group, Rehumanize International, happened October 18-20, 2019, in New Orleans. Consistent Life Network was a co-sponsor, and several of us attended. Sessions offered from CLN officers included: “Perpetration-Induced Traumatic Stress, Moral Injury, & the CLE” (Rachel MacNair) and “Apocalypse Never: Why We Must Reject Nuclear Weapons” (John Whitehead)….

How Consistent-life Advocacy Would Benefit from Ranked-Choice Voting

Posted on October 15, 2019 By

by Rachel MacNair   If there’s anything outside the purview of the Consistent Life Network, it’s the process we use for voting in government elections. Therefore, as with all posts with individual authors, this is my opinion, nothing official from the organization. The Consistent Life Network doesn’t endorse specific candidates or voting strategies. What is…

Remembering Gandhi at 150: The Power of Nonviolence and Respect for Life

Posted on October 9, 2019 By

(compiled by John Whitehead) The world just marked the 150th birthday anniversary of a famous advocate for nonviolent resistance and the consistent life ethic, Mohandas K. Gandhi. This lawyer who turned to advocating for India’s independence from Great Britain became famous for using civil disobedience against British imperial rule. His birthday of October 2nd is…

Climate Change and the Consistent Life Ethic: An Opportunity to Connect Issues

Posted on October 1, 2019 By

by John Whitehead Climate change and how to counter it has been much in the news over the past few weeks, with these topics being raised in the United Nations and in the streets. Harm to our shared environment should concern all of us and should especially concern advocates of the consistent life ethic. We…