Category Archives: Euthanasia

Looking for the foot in the door: euphemisms in euthanasia & assisted suicide debate

Philip Nitschke

  By Paul Russell, Executive Director, HOPE Australia The recent news concerning Dr.

The Ethics of Food and Drink

Margot Bentley

  Starvation is not mercy By Wesley J. Smith Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to

Belgium’s “Dr. Death” offers tour of Auschwitz

Wim Distelmans

  By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition An article in the July 12 Daily Mail (UK) reported

Dutch Euthanasia watchdog says: I was wrong – Britain! Don’t do it!

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  By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia In an eleventh-hour intervention, former supporter of the

Healthcare Professionals for Assisted Dying (HPAD) gets slapped down at the British Medical Association

Ray Tallis

  By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general

A man who disdains euphemisms

Dr. Philip Nitschke

  By Paul Russell The recent news concerning Dr. Philip Nitschke, Exit International and the suicide death of two men who were

Lying by Pretending Hospice Doesn’t Exist

Bronnie Ware

  By Wesley J. Smith I once complained to my wife about how frustrated I was that euthanasia activists lie. She

At last we wake up to Dr. Death

Phillip Nitschke

  By Paul Russell, Executive Director, HOPE Australia In the wake of the ABC 7:30 report last week that

European Court of Human Rights stops the dehydration death of Vincent Lambert

The European Court of Human Rights

  By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition On June 24, the European

Children’s charities call for child euthanasia in Scotland

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  By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia The Daily Mail in Scotland has a front page article claiming that

Euthanasia Booster’s Game of Let’s Play Pretend

Onlookers watched back in February as The Belgian Chamber of Deputies approved the extension of euthanasia to children. The bill had already been approved by the Senate and became law in March when King Filip-Philippes signed the measure.

  By Wesley J. Smith None are so blind as those who refuse to see. A bioethicist named Tony Hope

Casey Kasem no longer receiving food or fluids

Jean Kasem, right, the wife of  Casey Kasem, with her attorney Joel Paget. Mrs. Kasem fought unsuccessfully to ensure that her ailing husband receive food, fluids, and medications.

  By Dave Andrusko Once Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Daniel S. Murphy reversed himself on Wednesday, the daughter