CNA Week 5
U.S. doctors take official stance against euthanasia
The American College of Physicians (ACP) has taken an official stance on the euthanasia debate. Although there has been increasing pressure to legalize euthanasia, also known as physician-assisted suicide, 152,000 medical professionals in the country have declared that they are strongly opposed to its legalization. The statement by the ACP was released last Tuesday in the publication of the Annals of International Medicine.
Around the World and the U.S., New Travel Ban Draws Anger, Applause and Shrugs
A new revision of the travel ban, first introduced by the Trump Administration back in January, has sparked a new round of controversy. The new travel ban has removed Sudan from the list of banned countries and has added Chad, North Korea and Venezuela to those included in the ban. Questions and concerns have arisen particularly over the ban on Chad, a longtime ally of the United States.
‘He was on his deathbed when he came home to us’ — Otto Warmbier’s father
On Tuesday, the parents of Otto Warmbier spoke publicly for the first time since their son’s return to the United States. Otto Warmbier remained a prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and died just a few days after arriving back in the US. According to Cindy and Fred Warmbier, Otto Warmbier was returned to the United States in devastating condition, with severe brain damage among other signs of abuse, as a result of the terrorism of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un and his regime.