Category Archives: Euthanasia

Sick Kids Hospital Toronto will euthanize children with or without parental consent

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A recent report from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto states that they are not only ready to do euthanasia on children but their policy states that

Canadians and Dutch fail to shift World Medical Association opposition to euthanasia

By Michael Cook The pro-euthanasia Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and the Dutch Medical Association (KNMG) have failed in their bid to change the position of the World Medical Association. The CMA and the KNMG prepared a resolution

How media helps push us off suicide cliff

By Wesley J. Smith I’ve seen it again and again in my more than twenty years of opposing assisted suicide: the media promote suicide in the guise of reporting the news. Indeed, these days, it is almost

Child Euthanasia without Parent Approval Pushed for Canada

By Wesley J. Smith I always say that if you want to know what is likely to go wrong in healthcare (and society) in the coming years, you should read ethics articles in professional journals. Case in

Canadian Physicians Who Won’t Kill

The Physicians’ Alliance against Euthanasia, representing more than 1100 Canadian doctors, is holding a press conference to present its position and answer questions: As World Medical Association (WMA) delegates gather in Reykjavik, Iceland, for its Medical Ethics

Who will protect Canadian doctors if they are forced to refer for euthanasia?

The World Medical Association should not follow the example of its Canadian associate in euthanasia policy By Sean Murphy In December, 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Board of Directors decided to shape the debate and law

Euthanize children without parental consent, say doctors from children’s hospital

The Canadian doctors think that children are capable of consenting to being killed. They also want to “reduce social stigma” By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children ​ In a horrifying example of how far

Canada laying groundwork for child euthanasia

By Michael Cook Euthanasia, or “medical aid in dying”, was authorised by Canada’s Supreme Court in June 2016. It was a controversial decision and the controversy is far from over. Three issues were left hanging: euthanasia for

Colombian child euthanasia policy criticized at Human Rights Council

On Friday Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach [MCCL GO] criticized Colombia’s euthanasia policy at a meeting of the UN’s Human Rights Council in Geneva. The Council conducts a Universal Periodic Review of all nations to

Euthanasia Society President Charged with Murder of Disabled Man

Editor’s note. The following was published September 20 by Euthanasia-Free New Zealand. Dunedin is a city in Otago, New Zealand. Sean Davison, a New Zealand citizen who was convicted of assisted suicide in Dunedin, appeared in a

The Anonymous Three: child euthanasia in Belgium and elsewhere

By Lisa Blumberg Editor’s note. This was published yesterday by Not Dead Yet, a disability rights group. The Belgium Federal Commission on the Control and Evaluation of Euthanasia in its most recent report of Belgium euthanasia statistics

Amend law to allow organ donor euthanasia, say Canadian doctors

The first shot in a terrifying revolution in medical ethics By Michael Cook Canadian legislation and medical protocols need to be tweaked to allow euthanasia with organ donation, according to an opinion piece in the New England