The Globe and Mail reports “Low birth rates put hundreds of schools at risk of closing.”

George Smitherman, an openly gay Ontario cabinet minister, steps down to run for mayor of Toronto.

Wesley Smith sees hope in the narrow House vote that Obamacare won’t pass. 

Jill Stanek notes that Planned Parenthood wants Barack Obama to put pressure on Congress to remove pro-life provisions from the health care reform bill.

The Washington Post reports “Abortion an obstacle to health-care bill.”

McGill ethicist Margaret Sommerville writes about euthanasia and its impact on the medical profession.

The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research comments on legalizing euthanasia.

At National Review, Kathryn Jean Lopez counters the nattering nabobs of negativism and says that opposing same-sex marriage is an electoral winner.

LiveScience has the “Top 10 Things that Make Humans Special.”