Tag Archives: euthanasia

New push for Dutch suicide pill

Drion Pill

By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia There’s a question that I have put to those who are pushing for euthanasia and assisted suicide laws on occasion. Put simply I ask: If you are successful in your push for law reform

“Extending assisted suicide to children and the mentally incompetent, once derided as ‘slippery slope’ alarmism, is now the next item on the agenda”

Andrew Coyne

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Editor’s note. “Rodriguez” refers to the 1993 case of “Rodriquez v. British Columbia” in which the Supreme Court of Canada upheld Canada’s assisted suicide law. In February 2015, the Supreme Court

Shakira Hussein: Why I don’t support euthanasia (and you shouldn’t either)

Shakira Hussein

By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia Editor’s note. Victoria is a state in southeast Australia. Charmaine Manansala is Political Director for Compassion & Choices. The Victorian Parliament’s Committee looking into end-of-life issues is due to table [introduce] a report into

A second chance to read an invaluable resource: Wesley J. Smith’s “The Culture of Death”


By Dave Andrusko I was absolutely stunned when I read the first few chapters of “The Culture of Death: The Age of ‘Do Harm’ Medicine,” written by the redoubtable and always insightful Wesley J. Smith. Was it the caliber of

Thank you to New Hampshire House of Representatives for Defeating SB426

Nancy Elliott

By Nancy Elliott, Chair – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) USA The New Hampshire House of Representatives recently defeated SB426, a bill to study Assisted Suicide Euthanasia. It was a surprising defeat. EPC USA had worked closely with advocates in New

Netherlands euthanasia clinic approves lethal injection for a woman who was sexually abused as a child

Mobile euthanasia vans

By Alex Schadenberg, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. On May 14 The Daily Mail reported that a 45-year-old Dutch woman known as “Jackie,” was approved for euthanasia based on psychiatric issues related to sexual abuse. News about this recent case comes after

Woman, in the 20’s, who was sexually abused as a child, dies by euthanasia in the Netherlands

Netherlands euthanasia

Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The 2015 Netherlands euthanasia report that was recently released states that there were 5,561 reported euthanasia deaths in 2015, up from 5,306 in 2014. In addition, there were 109 reported euthanasia deaths

Belgium to Canada: Hello? Hello? Don’t do it!


First in a series of videos about euthanasia in Belgium By Michael Cook The Canadian parliament must pass legislation for euthanasia by June 6, a deadline set for it by the Supreme Court. While the principle of medical killing as

Ontario MDs Reject Hippocrates for Kevorkian


By Wesley J. Smith First the Canadian Supreme Court imposes the world’s most radical right to be made dead by euthanasia policy in the world as a Charter right. The Liberal Parliament is now in the process of legislating euthanasia

Dark new chapter in Canadian history begins in June

Mark Pickup

By Mark Pickup Editor’s note. Mr. Pickup, who has multiple sclerosis, is a Canadian disability rights activist who has spoken at National Right to Life’s annual convention. In early June, Canada will enter a new dark chapter in its history:

Québec: 50 euthanasia deaths in 5 months, no new commitment to palliative care

Amy Hasbrouck

By Amy Hasbrouck Editor’s note. This story includes quotes and sections translated from an article by Davide Gentile of Radio Canada that appeared in the Huffington Post online on May 4, 2016. It was posted at the website of Euthanasia

Mel Arnold, MP, opposes euthanasia Bill C-14 based on the unclear language of the bill

Mel Arnold MP

By Alex Schadenberg, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition On Wednesday May 4, I had the opportunity of speaking to a group of 80 people in Vernon BC, as part of a BC [British Columbia] speaking tour. An article published in the Vernon

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