Category Archives: Euthanasia

Why euthanasia slippery slopes can’t be prevented

Margaret Somerville

  By Margaret Somerville Advocates of legalizing euthanasia reject “slippery slope” arguments as unfounded fear-mongering and claim that its use

Belgian intensive care doctors back involuntary euthanasia


  By Michael Cook Involuntary euthanasia is acceptable medical treatment, according to a recent official statement by the Belgian Society

Belgian Docs Give Selves OK to Kill ICU Patients


  By Wesley J. Smith The Journal of Critical Care Medicine has published a statement by the Belgian

Quebec Safe from Euthanasia–For Now


  By Wesley J. Smith Quebec’s Parliament came close to legalizing a very radical euthanasia bill, but then the fat was pulled

Belgium’s deadly cough

Roger Kiska

  Roger Kiska contends child euthanasia in Belgium is bad law and may be contagious . . . By Roger Kiska When Europe coughs,

Feeding Tube Removed Despite Court Order

Wesley Smith

  By Wesley J. Smith Texas has a medical futility–what I call Futile Care Theory–law permitting doctors to remove wanted life-support

Kevorkian’s “pro-euthanasia paintings” expected to fetch up to $45,000 each

Al Pacino, who played "Dr. Death," with Jack Kevorkian

  By Dave Andrusko News that eleven of the late Jack Kevorkian’s paintings are up for sale

Hard cases make bad euthanasia laws

Tony Nicklinson

  By Paul Russell The pro-euthanasia lobby often promotes media reports of people facing difficult prognoses who wish to end their

Nine Years ago today Terri Schiavo died after 13 days without food and water

Terri Schindler Schiavo, shown here as she responds to the tender touch of her mother, Mary Schindler.

  By Dave Andrusko Today is the ninth anniversary of the grotesque death

Euthanasia is a prescription for premature deaths of vulnerable Quebecers


Editor’s note. This was distributed Sunday by the Coalition of Physicians for Social Justice. The context is

Euthanasia Prevention Coalition welcomes an open debate on euthanasia and assisted suicide

Canadian Member of Parliament Steven Fletcher

  By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Queensland Canadian Member of Parliament Steven

How do you neutralize death?

Jean Echlin

  By Jean Echlin Editor’s note. This appeared at The push by those driving the “dying with dignity” groups, including much