By Dave Andrusko At the risk of only a slight exaggeration, abortion and euthanasia/assisted suicide are, at a minimum, fraternal twins, if not identical twins. Birthed in the same hatchery, for example, they are inherently expansionary. You could say, and I would, that the urge to find more victims is a part of their very …Continue reading "Ethically corrupt and inherently immoral, abortion and assisted suicide challenge the very foundations of a civilized society"
By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suicide has always been an issue of white privilege (to borrow a term I generally disfavor), promoted most actively by liberal, highly educated, and very well-off, Marin County types who are already so empowered in society that they need never fear being pushed out of the lifeboat or deprived from …Continue reading "Assisted Suicide a White Privilege Policy"
By Michael Cook The Australian state of Victoria has issued its first “voluntary assisted dying” permit under its 2017 euthanasia legislation, according to The Age. The permit has not been used, but it will allow an unidentified terminally ill person to obtain a lethal medication to end his or her life when desired. The state …Continue reading "Australian state issues first assisted suicide permit"
By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suicide and euthanasia corrupt everything, including the suicide-prevention sector. Here’s an example out of Massachusetts. A bill has been filed to make suicide persuasion and facilitation a crime. From SD 2505 (my emphases): A person shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than 5 years …Continue reading "Massachusetts Bill to Criminalize Suicide Encouragement"
The pod which can see patients gassed and then serve as their coffin is on show today By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. A 3D printed ‘suicide pod’ designed to kill patients with nitrogen is being unveiled today by Australian euthanasia activist, Doctor Philip Nitschke, also known as ‘Dr Death.’ The death …Continue reading "‘Suicide Pod’ Which Gasses Patients To Death, Unveiled"
By Oregon Right to Life On July 23, Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 579 into law, eliminating the waiting periods for those who may desire or have been pressured into accessing physician-assisted suicide. “By signing this bill, Governor Kate Brown shirked her duty to protect Oregon’s citizens,” says Oregon Right to Life Executive Director …Continue reading "Oregon Gov. Brown signs SB 579 into law eliminating waiting periods for assisted suicides"
Editor’s note. This press release from the National Association of Pro-Life Nurses appears on the blog of Nancy Valko. All boldface emphases are the author’s. In June 2019, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates decisively approved reaffirming the AMA’s long-standing policy opposing physician-assisted suicide despite enormous pressure from assisted suicide supporters and groups …Continue reading "The National Association of Pro-life Nurses Condemns the American Nurses Association Decision to Drop Its Long-standing Opposition to Assisted Suicide"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) A new organization has been formed to promote assisted suicide within the medical community and provide training for physicians, and others, who are willing to kill. According to the NCCMAID [National Clinicians Conference on Medical Aid in Dying] website, California assisted suicide doctor Lonny Shavelson is …Continue reading "Assisted suicide doctors to train doctors and others to kill."
By Michael Cook Activist Philip Nitschke once described euthanasia as the “last frontier in prison reform.” His idea has still not caught on. A Belgian prisoner was allowed to take advantage of euthanasia, but it never happened. But the idea refuses to die. The author of an article in latest issue of the Journal of …Continue reading "‘The last frontier in prison reform’: assisted suicide?"
By Mary Margaret Olohan, Daily Caller News Foundation Netflix announced in a statement Tuesday they will remove a graphic suicide scene in which actress Katherine Langford’s character, a teenager named Hannah, kills herself by slitting her wrist in a bathtub. “We’ve heard from many young people that 13 Reasons Why encouraged them to start conversations …Continue reading "Netflix Removes Suicide Scene From ’13 Reasons Why’ Following Spike In Teen Suicides"
By Wesley J. Smith Funded bounteously by George Soros money and backed by an enthusiastic and generally uncritical media, assisted-suicide advocates push their death agenda with a pack of lies. First, they promise that protective guidelines will protect against abuse to ensure that only those with no other way to alleviate suffering but to take …Continue reading "Assisted-Suicide Leader Says Eliminate Waiting Periods"
By Michael Cook Members of FEN have been charged several times with assisting suicides. The implication of these words by FEN’s president is that right-to-die activists will continue to work beyond the boundaries of legality, even in states where it is legal in certain circumstances. A common argument for the legalization of assisted suicide is …Continue reading "On a mission from FEN: assisted dying outside the law"