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National Pro-Euthanasia group trying to pass Physician Assisted Suicide in Nebraska

Editor’s note. The following was provided by Nebraska Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. The national pro-euthanasia group, Compassion & Choices, is helping Nebraska state Senator Ernie Chambers to make good on his promise to get floor debate time for

Physician Assisted Suicide Proponents Will Say Anything to Pass HB 404

Editor’s note. This post appeared Maryland Against Assisted Suicide. · Requiring a professional mental health evaluation would “unnecessarily slow down” patient’s access to physician assisted suicide. · Terminal patients are in pain so this bill must be passed. · [Including]

The DPP needs to explain to Parliament why she has effectively decriminalised physician assisted suicide

  By Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. In an astounding about face for the

Physician Assisted Suicide faces continued pushback in New Hampshire and Vermont

  By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Last week, the New Hampshire House of Representatives resoundingly rejected several dangerous bills, including HB1325. By a vote of 219-66 the House voted down HB1325. New Hampshire, along with

67% of American doctors oppose the legalisation of physician assisted suicide

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. An on-line poll of readers of the

The dangerous physician assisted suicide Ballot Measure in Massachusetts: 5 Key Facts about “Question 2”

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor’s note. In “Massachusetts Medical Society opposes ‘Question 2’—the doctor-prescribed suicide ballot question,” we quote from and talk about the position taken by the Massachusetts Medical Society in opposition to

American College of Physicians stands firmly against pro-assisted suicide lobby

By Dave Andrusko Anti-assisted suicide activists are keenly aware that they have succeeded in holding back “Compassion & Choices”  in large measure because its coalition is broad, diverse, and encompassing of a wide variety of organizations who often agree on

American College of Physicians Opposes Assisted Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith Excellent. The American College of Physicians [ACP], after studying the issue, has issued a policy statement against the legalization of assisted suicide. From the ACP Position Paper: Society’s goal should be to make dying less, not

Outrage: The American Nurses Association Approves Physician Assisted Starvation Suicide

By Nancy Valko “People with decision-making capacity have the right to stop eating and drinking as a means of hastening death.” and “There is an extensive knowledge base to help manage the burden of most physical symptoms (of voluntary stopping

Physician-assisted Suicide and the Palliative Care Physician

By Nancy Valko “SHOULD I HELP MY PATIENTS DIE?” This is the title of an August 5 op-ed in the New York Times by Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter, an ICU and palliative medicine specialist in California who speaks and writes

Nevada Right to Life & National Right to Life applaud Gov. Brian Sandoval for opposition to physician-assisted suicide

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval

WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee , together with its affiliate, Nevada Right to Life, applauded Governor Brian Sandoval for his opposition to Senate Bill 261, a measure that would legalize physician assisted suicide in the state of

Oregon study: people opting for physician-assisted suicide because they can’t afford chemo

Editor’s note. This appeared at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. A new study on America’s oldest physician aided suicide programme shows that numbers of those being “assisted” to die have been steadily increasing, and reveals that some are