Category Archives: Euthanasia

Fate of brain-injured man in hands of hospital, French court rules

Viviane Lambert, the mother of Vincent Lambert, at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, 7 January 2015.

By Dave Andrusko My apologies. Last week I saw this story from the Sun Daily updating the courageous fight to save Vincent Lambert but inadvertently neglected it until today. There is not a lot of new information in the story,

Parents of disabled baby arrange their child’s death by starvation


By Sarah Terzo Charles L. Bosk, a writer and researcher, spent time in a pediatric hospital where doctors and nurses took care of disabled and/or premature babies. Sometimes, when disabled babies were born (despite the program’s efforts to detect and

Czech Republic government cabinet rejects euthanasia

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By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Prague Daily Monitor reported that on Wednesday the Czech government cabinet rejected a deputies’ bill that would have legalized euthanasia. Deputy PM Pavel Belobradek (KDU-CSL) and Industry and Trade Minister Jan

Canada’s Senate passes euthanasia/assisted suicide bill in time for summer break

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By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Editor’s note. This is an edited version of a post that first ran at Last Friday Canada’s Senate passed Bill C-14, the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill. The day before,

The Life You Save May Be Your Own


By Phyllis Zagano They are calling it “assisted dying” in Canada. Perhaps euthanasia is too hard to pronounce, and assisted suicide sounds too, well, too exact. Complexities of Canadian law aside, suffice it to say the Canadian Supreme Court approved

Doctors say Let’s increase organ transplant rates by encouraging euthanasia patients to donate


By Michael Cook Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at Since 2005 about 40 people in Belgium and the Netherlands have successfully combined euthanasia with organ donation, according to an article in the Journal of

Pro-Life Nurse: “We do not eliminate suffering by eliminating those who suffer”

Ultrasounds checking for fetal anomalies are generally performed at 18-20 weeks

By Jay Hobbs Responding to negative reactions by the abortion lobby in the wake of South Carolina’s ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, Lynn Smith, a pro-life nurse, penned an op-ed in support of the new law that

“Among the evils and injustices in American life in 2016, abortion and euthanasia are different and stand alone”


By Dave Andrusko As surely as the swallows return to Capistrano, we will hear ten different variations of the same “truth”: the abortion issue just isn’t “that big a deal” to the electorate in 2016. And as just as faithfully,

“Once you breach the firewall of Hippocratic morality, only bad things can happen”


By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you want to peruse stories all day long, go directly to and/or follow me on Twitter at For years NRL News Today has closely tracked the euthanasia/assisted suicide juggernaut. Many times and

Oh brother: Now “Euthanasia” is “Dignicide”


By Weskey J. Smith Editor’s note. This appeared at “de Einder” refers to the De Einder Foundation, one of the many pro-euthanasia organizations. The euthanasia movement has always been about finding words and terms to mask the harshness of

New push for Dutch suicide pill

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By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia There’s a question that I have put to those who are pushing for euthanasia and assisted suicide laws on occasion. Put simply I ask: If you are successful in your push for law reform

Shakira Hussein: Why I don’t support euthanasia (and you shouldn’t either)

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By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia Editor’s note. Victoria is a state in southeast Australia. Charmaine Manansala is Political Director for Compassion & Choices. The Victorian Parliament’s Committee looking into end-of-life issues is due to table [introduce] a report into

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