"...this decision shows the unfortunate tendency of EU law to judicialise questions that should not be judicialised..."
"Charalambous highlighted Tafida’s case, where doctors of a girl who suffered a traumatic brain injury wanted to turn off life support, contrary to the wishes of her family. In October, a landmark High Court ruling allowed her parents to take her to Genoa for treatment. She received it and it was successful."
"Rappelle son opposition de principe à toute perspective qui aboutirait à réserver un sort spécifique à la question de la pêche, sous la forme d’un « Brexit » sectoriel, dont les premières victimes ne manqueraient pas d’être les pêcheurs de l’Union..."
"The story of Zainab Ansari is a heart-wrenching one. On 4 January 2018, on her way to Quran study, Zainab was abducted by a man who officials identified as Imran Ali. Her uncle, with whom she was staying with at the time, filed a report with the police with little to no avail. He was met with very little help and urgency."
Dr Gordon Macdonald, Chief Executive of Care Not Killing, commented: “The current laws on assisted suicide and euthanasia exist to protect those who are sick, elderly, depressed or disabled from feeling obliged to end their lives. It protects those who have no voice against exploitation and coercion."
"Baroness Cox has campaigned for many years for a legal requirement for religious marriages to be registered. Her Bill to this effect has not so far had the support of the government. A requirement to register Islamic marriages would protect the women if their husband divorces or abandons them, and also act to prevent polygamy."
"While by no means a response to the Baker Act, Senate Bill 1634 and House Bill 1059, companion bills proposing the Parents’ Bill of Rights, would strengthen the role of parents like Martina in the lives of their children. By clearly outlining various rights parents have in raising their children, the law would keep the child’s caregivers from being cut out of these vital child-healthcare decisions."
"However, in a tribunal judgment on Reza’s case by the Home Office in 2018, it was ruled that if he was deported to Iran, it would not “expose him to a real act of persecution.” This is despite Reza’s Christian baptism alone being punishable by death under Sharia Law."