Tag Archives: Assisted Suicide

An Interview with an Assisted Suicide Doctor

By Nancy Valko It’s not often that we get a glimpse into the assisted suicide movement from the perspective of a medical professional who actually participates in terminating the lives of the terminally ill. Most seem to prefer anonymity. But

John Kelly examines legislators’ arguments led to victory in Maine

Editor’s note. This article was published by Not Dead Yet on June 16. The situation was tense. The Maine State Senate had pulled off a stunner by passing assisted suicide bill LD 347 by a vote of 16-15. We were

The first year of California’s assisted suicide: over 500 prescriptions

By Xavier Symons Over 500 people have been prescribed life-ending drugs since physician assisted suicide was legalised in California in June last year, according to statistics released by Compassion and Choices. The pro-euthanasia lobby group is celebrating the positive reception

One Year of Legalized Assisted Suicide in California, Countless Unanswered Questions

By Dr. Jacqueline H. Abernathy June 9 marked the one year of legal assisted suicide in California, after euthanasia advocates managed to co-opt a special session of the state Assembly to resurrect a bill that had been profoundly defeated by

SB261 Doctor Assisted Suicide Is Dead in Nevada!

SB261 Doctor Assisted Suicide Dies In Assembly Committee Without A Vote By Nevada Right to Life SB261, doctor assisted suicide, is dead. It died without a vote from the Assembly Health and Human Services Committee at the stroke of midnight

NBC Comedy ‘The Carmichael Show’ Helps Sick Grandma Kill Herself

By Callista Ring NBC’s The Carmichael Show has become the latest show to join Hollywood’s trend of endorsing euthanasia. On Wednesday night’s episode, “Grandma Francis,” grandsons Jarrod (Jarrod Carmichael) and Bobby (LilRel Howery) help Grandma Francis, suffering from Alzheimer’s, kill

Video: Assisted Suicide Becoming Only Treatment Option for Terminally Ill, Disabled

Brian Callister, associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Nevada,.

By Madeleine Post “It’s a lot cheaper to grab a couple drugs and kill you than it is to provide you with life sustaining therapy,” Dr. Brian Callister of Reno, NV told the Patients’ Rights Action Fund. “Simple as that.”

Offered Assisted Suicide in Place of Treatment

Brian Callister, associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Nevada,.

By Wesley J. Smith The news media usually ignore assisted suicide abuses because it goes against their Brittany Maynard meme of normalizing the lethal act. True to form, most major outlets have–so far–failed to report on this story: A Nevada

Disability activists rally against assisted suicide at NY court of appeals

Editor’s note. This was posted by the disability rights organization Not Dead Yet. According to New York Law Journal the plaintiffs are “challenging whether two anti-assisted suicide statutes in state Penal Law apply to physicians and, if they do, whether

‘Existential distress’ drives assisted suicide requests: Canadian study

By Xavier Symons Editor’s note. “MAiD” refers to Medical Assistance in Dying. This appeared at Bioedge.org. The debate over euthanasia is often framed in terms of unbearable pain. Yet a new review of assisted dying cases in Toronto suggests that

New England Journal of Medicine study: People don’t seek assisted suicide to prevent pain

By Cassy Fiano Pro-assisted suicide activists often argue for legalization while claiming that people should be able to choose an undignified, pain-free death. People suffering from terminal illnesses should be allowed to die peacefully, they say, as opposed to being

Conscience Rights Victory for Vermont health professionals after pro-suicide group drops appeal

ADF Senior Counsel Steven H Aden

By Alliance Defending Freedom Rutland, Vt. – A pro-suicide group has dropped its appeal of a federal court’s decision which affirmed that a Vermont law can’t be interpreted to require pro-life health professionals to counsel or refer patients for assisted