Seattle Times article pushes for Canadian style assisted suicide.

America’s death lobby wants to follow Canada’s disastrous assisted death law By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A Seattle Times Opinion article published on January 13, 2023 advocates for the removal of the terminal illness requirement before dying by assisted suicide. In the article, Peter Haley writes about a woman in Washington State who died …

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Lethal assisted suicide drugs were accidentally ingested in Colorado. 

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition I was cleaning up my emails and found a report that was published in the Journal of Emergency Medical Services on November 29, 2022 titled: Death with Dignity: When the Medical Aid in Dying cocktail gets into the Wrong Hands. The report concerns an emergency whereby a …

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Philip Nitschke, also known as Dr. Death, is being promoted again for his Sarco suicide machine. 

Before making comments on the latest media promotion of Nitschke and Sarco, let it be known that Nitschke is in the business of suicide. He sells suicide kits, suicide substances, suicide instruction books, suicide gadgets and he provides online suicide advice. He is a suicide zealot. Read the whole story.

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France’s Council of State rejects assisted suicide

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Council of State, the highest administrative court in France, on December 29, 2022, rejected a challenge to France’s assisted suicide law from Switzerland’s Dignitas assisted suicide group. “Dignitas and 50 of its French member launched an initiative to change the law in 2021,”  CNE news reported. “France’s judge rejected …

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Canadian Government urged to delay permitting assisted suicide for 12-year-old children

By Right to Life UK The Canadian Government is being urged to delay plans to introduce assisted suicide for the mentally ill and children from next year. Canada has some of the weakest protections for the elderly and vulnerable against pressure to end one’s life by assisted suicide and euthanasia. There is no requirement that …

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The media are promoting Nitschke and Sarco…..again

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Philip Nitschke, also known as Dr. Death, is being promoted again for his Sarco suicide machine.  Before making comments on the latest media promotion of Nitschke and Sarco, let it be known that Nitschke is in the business of suicide. He sells suicide kits, suicide substances, suicide …

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Psychiatric Times: The Harms of Assisted Death Are Not Just a “Disabled Thing”

“The mere legalization of MAID creates a serious and discriminatory danger…” By Gordon Friesen Editor’s note. This article was published by the Psychiatric Times on December 19, 2022 and was in response to the series, “MAID and the Disabled” by Douglas W. Heinrichs, MD. It is with the greatest pleasure I learn that Douglas W. Heinrichs, …

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Legalizing Assisted Suicide Increases Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith Whether legalising EAS [Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide] encourages suicide or helps prevent suicide is an empirical question. We need to look at the evidence. There have been several studies published on this topic in peer review journals in recent years. These studies have found that, after EAS is introduced: No study has found a …

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STAGGERING: 10,064 Canadians died by assisted suicide in 2021

By Leslie Wolfgang In 2021, assisted suicide through Canada’s Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD) regime killed more people than chronic liver disease/cirrhosis (4,173) and Alzheimer’s disease (5,743) in 2020 combined. In all, a shocking 10,064 people died by assisted suicide in 2021 in Canada. If it weren’t for the recommendation that the underlying disease be listed on the death certificate, MAiD would …

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Dutch court rejects expansion of who can assist a suicide.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A Dutch court rejected a challenge to the Netherlands euthanasia law by the group – Coöperatie Laatste Wil [Cooperative Last Will]. The group launched the court case in October that challenged the Dutch euthanasia law because it restricts killing to doctors. The group wants “to widen euthanasia …

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Jennyfer’s story: better off dead

Medical assistance in dying in Canada is broken  By Michael Cook  Every day doctors kill about 40 Canadians. The government euphemism for this is “Medical Assistance in Dying”. Under Canada’s euthanasia legislation MAiD is open to anyone who is experiencing “unbearable physical or mental suffering from your illness, disease, disability or state of decline that cannot be …

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Having stirred controversy, Canadian fashion giant Simons pulls ad without explanation

By Dave Andrusko After Canadian fashion giant La Maison Simons generated a wave of controversy for an ad that glorified assisted suicide, it has, without comment, removed “All is Beauty” from YouTube and its website.  Mary Harrington, writing at Unheard icily observed The video, titled ‘All Is Beauty’, features ‘Jennyfer’, a terminally ill woman who …

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