Category Archives: Euthanasia

MDs: Declare Total Non-Cooperation with Euthanasia!

Supreme Court of Canada

By Wesley J. Smith The cowardly Canadian Medical Association went “neutral’ on euthanasia before it was forced nationwide by that country’s Supreme Court. An encouraging 63% of doctors say they won’t participate. So, euthanasia zealots–many in the medical establishment–are moving

Euthanasia: Big laws and small laws


By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia “When you break the big laws, you do not get freedom; you do not even get anarchy. You get the small laws.” — G.K. Chesterton. Such are the consequences of breaking down the prohibitions on

Is the Netherlands moving toward euthanasia-on-demand?

Milou de Moor

By Michael Cook A Dutch general practitioner is being sued for not approving the euthanasia of a 19-year-old woman. The tragic events surrounding the death of Milou de Moor could become an important legal precedent if action is eventually taken

Better off dead? What Peter Singer doesn’t get about disability and euthanasia

Peter Singer

By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In August Peter Singer, the bioethicist from Princeton University, debated Anthony Fisher the Archbishop of Sydney Australia. Singer, who has published books supporting euthanasia, assisted suicide, and infanticide, faced strong criticism from

“Unbearable suffering” questioned in documentary on Belgian euthanasia


By Michael Cook This documentary from the Australian SBS network is one of the best on Belgian euthanasia that I have seen. Although short on statistics and background, it gives an insight into its disturbing ethical dilemmas. Journalist Brett Mason

Dutch right-to-die group promotes euthanasia in schools


By Xavier Symons The Dutch Voluntary End of Life Association (NVVE) is rolling out is latest project to bolster public support and acceptance of euthanasia – a school curriculum program called ‘euthanasia – dead normal’. The curriculum, launched last week,

Belgian Mother Euthanized for Grief

Simona de Moor

By Wesley J. Smith The Belgian euthanasia juggernaut continues to cut a terrible swath. Now, a woman was euthanized shortly after she learned her daughter was dead. From the News.Com.Au story: FIVE minutes after Simona de Moor heard her daughter

Australian SBS Dateline special report: “Allow me to die”


By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia Last night saw the screening of a documentary filmed by the Australian Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) and made by their highly regarded European Correspondent, Brett Mason. It looked at the Belgian euthanasia regime through

US Euthanasia Steams Toward Anything Goes


By Wesley J. Smith The media and many other observers continue to pretend that the euthanasia/assisted suicide movement is only about terminal illness. But any observer of events in Europe, Canada, and with Kevorkian demonstrate that isn’t true. Meanwhile, slowly

Fibbing for God? No, Lying for Death

Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of The Lancet

By Wesley J. Smith The medical intelligentsia is increasingly supporting euthanasia–as doctors who actually work with the dying–remain strongly opposed. Richard Horton, the editor of The Lancet is the latest example. Typically, he doesn’t really grapple with the substantive arguments

National newspaper of Canada editorializes against the “slippery slope of assisted dying”


By Dave Andrusko The all ahead flank speed race in Canada to embrace physician-assisted suicide and make disagreement with it nearly impossible is almost incomparable dangerous. And that applies not only to the medically vulnerable and the physicians to the

Québec Government Calls For Falsification Of Death Certificates In Cases Of Euthanasia

Supreme Court of Canada

By Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A recent decision by the Québec government to authorize fraudulent death certificates that hide the true cause of death in cases of euthanasia represents a serious threat to transparency and accountability in the application of the

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