Category Archives: Euthanasia

Euthanasia: The conversation has become too quiet

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By Charles Lewis Perhaps it is just me who has noticed but the conversation around euthanasia has become far too quiet. In my own case, as someone who spent a few years speaking out against euthanasia, as well as writing

Euthanasia will not give dignity any more than abortion gave equality

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By Mike Schouten, Campaign Director, Weneedalaw.ca Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at weneedalaw.ca. Being pro-life means, by definition, being for life. The same groups that recognize the value of children in the womb are those who recognize

Cognitively disabled French man threatened with death by dehydration

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By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Vincent Lambert case in Reims France may be changing direction after the Reims Appeals Court appointed Vincent’s wife, Rachel Lambert, as his primary guardian. Vincent Lambert became severely cognitively disabled

Ontario MDs Require All Docs’ Complicity in Euthanasia

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By Wesley J. Smith The enthusiastic embrace of legalized euthanasia by the Canadian medical establishment has been shocking and appalling. Now, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario–the official provincial medical association–has betrayed doctors who have a conscientious objection

Catholic Nursing Home Successfully Sued for Refusing Euthanasia

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By Wesley J. Smith Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or

Gallup’s latest poll on euthanasia and “doctor-assisted suicide”

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By Dave Andrusko As tricky–or as deliberately misleading–as polls on abortion can be, those taken on euthanasia can be almost as bewildering and every bit as confounding. Under the headline, “Euthanasia Still Acceptable to Solid Majority in U.S.” here’s the

Lawsuit to Expand Canada’s Radical Euthanasia License

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By Wesley J. Smith That didn’t take long. When Parliament legalized euthanasia for people with medical conditions leading to “foreseeable” death, many in the media and among the “experts” yelled that it was too restrictive. And unconstitutional. Based on the

The first legal case to expand euthanasia in Canada

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By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The BC Civil Liberties Association has wasted no time in launching the first legal challenge to Canada’s recently passed euthanasia and assisted suicide law. Globe and Mail reporter Laura Stone informs

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

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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 alexschadenberg.blogspot.ca. Last Friday Canada’s Senate passed Bill C-14, the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill. The day before,

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