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Saskatchewan physicians to be forced to participate in killing their patients

Maurice Vellacott

  Editor’s note. The following was sent to NRL News Today by Maurice Vellacott, a member of the Canadian House of Commons, representing Saskatoon-Wanuskewin. OTTAWA – “The assault on freedom of conscience that is spreading across our country ought to

Debunking the Dutch myth that euthanasia “is one of the crown jewels of our liberal country”


  By Dave Andrusko You could spend a lot of time trying to figure out what are the most dangerous components powering the physician-assisted suicide machine. Instead let me cut right to chase, having read National Post columnist Barbara Kay’s

Dutch “Better Killed than Disabled” Bigotry


  By Wesley J. Smith I have been reporting on the non-voluntary euthanasia deaths in the Netherlands for more than 20 years, the infanticide, euthanasia of the elderly “tired of life,” psychiatrists killing the mentally ill. Often people hear this

The price we pay when respect for the sanctity of life is lost

Diane Weber Bederman

  By Dave Andrusko I had never heard of Diane Weber Bederman until I ran across an incredible piece she’d written that appeared in Canada Free Press. The reader learns that she is, among other things, a blogger for the

Let’s Force Doctors to Starve Alzheimer’s Patients!


  By Wesley J. Smith Immoral bioethical policies and practices advance toward implementation through discourse–first in professional journals, and then in elite popular media columns. That process is now gearing up regarding what I call “VSED-by-Proxy.” VSED stands for “voluntary

Dutch Euthanasia for Tinnitus!

Euthanasia live without

  By Wesley J. Smith Euthanasia is a voracious beast, its hunger never assuaged. Now, in the Netherlands, a woman was lethally injected because of severe tinnitus [ringing in the ear]. From the DutchNews.nl story: A special clinic in The

PBS’s Nonjudgmentalism on Belgian Euthanasia


  By Wesley J. Smith Well, at least they reported accurately that Belgium doctors euthanize mentally ill people. But the utterly non-judgmental tone of this PBS story is truly chilling. From, “The Right to Die in Beligium:” MEGAN THOMPSON: As

Canadian Proposal to Euthanize Incompetent


  By Wesley J. Smith In the 1990s by the Canadian Supreme Court ruled that assisted suicide is not a constitutional right. But the Court has again taken up the issue–and hence, I suspect the handwriting is on the wall.

Euthanasia activist Nitschke loses legal battle to practice as a doctor

Australian euthanasia activist Philip Nitschke

  By Michael Cook | Australian euthanasia activist Dr Philip Nitschke remains deregistered after a ruling that his activities would undermine public confidence in the medical profession and posed a serious risk to public safety. Nitschke says that he will

Law to legalize “voluntary euthanasia” introduced in California

California State Senator Bill Monning

  Editor’s note. The following alert was sent to NRL News Today by the California ProLife Council, NRLC’s state affiliate. California ProLife Council, working in conjunction with a coalition of life-affirming groups, has defeated California Assisted Suicide proposals in the

Marcia Angell Enthusiastic for Euthanasia

Marcia Angell, MD

  By Wesley J. Smith Just as an illustration of where too many among the intelligentsia and technocratic classes are concerning euthanasia: I would like to briefly review a book review by former New England Journal of Medicine executive editor–and

Frank Van Den Bleeken’s request to be euthanized, first accepted, now rejected

Frank Van Den Bleeken

  By Paul Russell, The Director of Hope Australia and the Vice Chair of EPC – International Frank Van Den Bleeken was scheduled to be killed by euthanasia in a Belgian prison on January 11th after receiving approval from the