Tag Archives: euthanasia

Permitting Euthanasia for depression to be debated in Canada

Tara Brousseau-Snider

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Canada’s parliament will soon debate whether euthanasia should be permitted for psychological suffering. On February 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down Canada’s assisted suicide law and used language

Euthanasia Virus Stronger Than Anger Over Abuse

Tine Nys (middle)

By Wesley J. Smith Generally speaking, once assisted suicide or euthanasia is legalized, people don’t give a fig about abuses. The media rarely cover such situations, and even when they do, people shrug. They either don’t care or don’t want

Canadian Association of Retired Persons is now a pro-euthanasia advocacy group

Euthanasia is not healthcare

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) under the leadership of Moses Znaimer, the former owner of CITY TV, has officially become an advocacy group promoting unfettered euthanasia. According to an

Belgium and Canada — Frontiers of the Death Culture

By Wesley J. Smith The more a population accepts killing as an acceptable response to human suffering, the wider the categories of acceptable euthanasia become — and the more people are killed. Belgium validates that premise. In 2015, a record

Belgium 2015 euthanasia report: Deaths continue to rise

Dr. Wim Distelmans

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The 2015 Belgian euthanasia data indicates that the number of euthanasia deaths continue to increase. According to the Belgian media, in 2015, there were 2,021 reported deaths by euthanasia, up from 1,924

First euthanasia case in Quebec

Georges L’Espérance

By Michael Cook At least one person and perhaps three have been euthanased in Quebec since the Canadian province’s legislation went into effect in December. Dr. Georges L’Espérance, president of the death-with-dignity group l’Association québécoise pour le droit de mourir

Euthanasia contagion – it exists!

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Editor’s note. This appeared at alexschadenberg.blogspot.com.. The writer asked to remain anonymous out of respect for the privacy of the family. My grand-mother is 95 years old. She lives in a nursing home in Belgium, and we, her family, live

Accidental births and deliberate deaths


If you want to see the future of euthanasia in Canada, study the history of abortion By Johanne Brownrigg On the very day that Canada’s Parliament convened a Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying, the National Post, one of our

Canadian doctors should not be forced to refer for euthanasia, says association


By Michael Cook Canadian doctors should not be forced to refer patients for euthanasia if they feel that complicity is “morally abhorrent”, says the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), the national voice for Canadian physicians. In a strongly worded appeal, it

Supreme Court of Canada gives federal government extension to legislate on euthanasia and assisted suicide


However 5-4 ruling exempts Québec and grants Superior Court judges the right to approve deaths By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition On February 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously struck down Canada’s assisted suicide law,

Canadian Doctors Abject Surrender to Euthanasia

Dr. Gus Grant

By Wesley J. Smith The complete and abject acquiescence of the Canadian medical establishment to their Supreme Court’s order transforming doctors from healers into killers is both disheartening and astonishing. One of the most radical transformations in the role of

Driving sales in the death market

Australian euthanasia activist Philip Nitschke

By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia In October 2015, an elderly couple from the Melbourne suburb of Brighton were found dead in their own home. Sad to say, the news story was the third couple or double suicide in the

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