By We Need a Law In June 2023, Bill C-311, the Violence Against Pregnant Women Act, was debated for the second time in Parliament before being voted down 205-113. This bill would have added to sentencing requirements so that someone who killed or injured a pregnant woman would face a harsher sentence than a similar criminal who assaulted someone …Continue reading "Bill C-3ll –Violence Against Pregnant Women Act–defeated but progress made"
By Wesley J. Smith The Hippocratic oath explicitly prohibits doctor participation in euthanasia/assisted suicide. But doctors don’t take the great oath anymore, precisely because (in part) it conflicts with modern sensibilities that doctors can be ethical takers of human life. And this is the result. The Canadian government is teaching doctors to become euthanasia killing specialists. …Continue reading "Canada Teaches MDs to Become Killing Specialist"
Dear Friends: We have incredible news. The Conservative Party of Canada overwhelmingly passed Policy 908 at their Convention (September 7 – 9, 2023) in Quebec City, a resolution that opposes the expansion of euthanasia to people with psychological suffering, to minors, to people who are not competent and their opposition to euthanasia for people who are not …Continue reading "Conservative Party of Canada passes Policy 908 opposing expansion of euthanasia"
By John Stonestreet and Shane Morris If it is true, as Richard Weaver famously put it, that “ideas have consequences,” it is also true that bad ideas have victims. On no other contemporary issue today is the connection between a bad idea and its victims clearer than assisted suicide. In no other nation today are …Continue reading "Canada’s Suicidal Slide"
By We Need a Law In a recent article, Kelly Bowden and Tiffany Butler suggest that an abortion law would turn the medical issue of abortion into a political issue. They advocate for a continuation of the status quo, where Canada has no abortion law at all. This argument makes the false assumption that abortion is not …Continue reading "Abortion is not just a medical issue"
By We Need a Law In June 2023, Bill C-311, the Violence Against Pregnant Women Act, was debated for the second time in Parliament before being voted down 205-113. This bill would have added to sentencing requirements so that someone who killed or injured a pregnant woman would face a harsher sentence than a similar criminal who assaulted someone …Continue reading "Bill C-311 defeated, but progress was made in the Violence Against Pregnant Women Act"
By Right to Life UK Over 100 doctors voted at the BMA Annual Representative Meeting for the BMA to investigate how Canada’s extreme euthanasia regime has impacted health inequality, suicide prevention, and provision of palliative care in the country. The British Medical Association (BMA) is a trade union and professional body for doctors in the …Continue reading "Over 100 doctors vote to have British Medical Association investigate negative impact of Canada’s extreme euthanasia regime"
By Patricia Maloney “Our government is unapologetically and unequivocally pro-choice.” Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan is very proud of his government being “unapologetically and unequivocally pro-choice”. But it’s not enough that Canada is the most permissive country in the world when it comes to abortion. In Minister Sajjan’s little video he seems awfully proud that his …Continue reading "Killing babies in the womb Canada’s answer to alleviating poverty in poor countries"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. Researcher, Patricia Maloney, reported on May 16, 2023  that the CAMAP received $3,287,996 in funding from the Canadian government in 2021. CAMAP stands for the Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers which is the group that provides training and advocacy for doctors and nurse practitioners who are assessing …Continue reading "Canadian government gives euthanasia group more than 3 million dollars"
Canadians are deeply divided on euthanasia. By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Editor’s note. Alex and Wesley J. Smith are teaming up to address the American and Canadian experience with euthanasia and assisted suicide at the 2023 National Right to Life Convention. For more information, go to https://nrlconvention.com/product-category/2023-registration. A press release about a recent poll by Researchco.com concerning …Continue reading "In truth Canadians “don’t back the status quo on MAID”; Support for euthanasia has dropped and Canadians oppose further expansion"
“With no safeguard but the personal discretion of providers.” By Michael Cook Euthanasia deaths in Canada have shot upwards. In 2015 there were none; in 2021, the last full year for which there are statistics, there were 10,064. On current trends another 10,000 died in 2022, bringing the total to 40,000. Why? As Scott Kim, a bioethics researcher …Continue reading "Why is the number of Canadian euthanasia deaths so high?"
By James Schadenberg Since February 14, the Twitter hashtag #IamthefaceofMAID has been used to highlight the stories of people with disabilities who’ve been victimized by Canada’s euthanasia (MAiD) laws. The trend started when a Twitter user who goes by @chydorina posted the following tweet: I am the face of #MAID (assisted-death) in Canada. As a single, …Continue reading "#IamthefaceofMAID twitter trend connects us to victims of Canada’s euthanasia laws."