Spanish lower house votes to legalise euthanasia

By Right to Life UK Spain’s Congress of Deputies, the lower house of Spain’s legislative body, has voted in favour of legalising euthanasia by a vote of 198-138. On Thursday December 17th, the Spanish Parliament took the country one step closer to making euthanasia and assisted suicide legal. The legislation will now pass on to the …

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“Canada sees it as a mercy to let me die, instead of providing me with what I need to live”

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition CTV National News medical correspondent, Avis Favaro, produced an insightful program on (MAiD) euthanasia.  Favaro interviews a woman who is not dying, but wants to die by euthanasia, two women with disabilities who explain why Bill C-7 threatens their lives, a doctor who cares for people with disabilities, and …

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Spain Joining Euthanasia Pandemic

By Wesley J. Smith If euthanasia is a social disease, the West is in a worsening pandemic. Now, Spain is about to legalize lethal-injection euthanasia and assisted suicide. From El Congreso‘s story (Google translation): The standard will regulate both euthanasia (the consensual administration of drugs to someone who cannot fend for himself to end his life) and assisted suicide (making these substances available …

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Pro-death group recruits Satanists in attempt to take over pro-life Canadian palliative care hospice

Euthanasia activists are reaching out to their allies including Satanists and atheists in an attempt to force the hospice to lethally inject sick patients. By Lianne Laurence DELTA, British Columbia — Euthanasia activists campaigning to take over a Canadian hospice society because it refuses to lethally inject sick patients are now recruiting memberships from the …

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Bill C-7 expanding euthanasia in Canada is likely delayed until February 2021

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition On December 10, after Bill C-7 passed in the House of Commons by a 212 -107 vote, with two Liberals voting against the Bill, Justice Minister Lametti asked the Superior Court of Quebec to extend the time-frame to February 26, 2021, to pass Bill C-7.  The Superior …

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Five Year Review of Canada’s euthanasia law will likely begin in January, Senate may amend euthanasia Bill C-7

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In an article published in The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) National News, Dale Smith reported that the Five Year Review of Canada’s (MAiD) euthanasia law that was legislated to begin in June 2020 will likely begin in January 2021. Smith wrote on December 14 Sources within the …

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Why do the elderly request euthanasia in the Netherlands?

By Michael Cook  Most requests for euthanasia in the Netherlands come from people suffering from cancer. But the number of patients who have dementia, psychiatric disorders, or multiple geriatric syndromes (MGS) is growing steadily. An article by Dutch physicians in JAMA Internal Medicine examines the kind of geriatric syndromes which motivate a person to ask …

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Cheryl Lowen and Alan Nichols died by (MAiD) euthanasia, even though they did not qualify to be killed

“They can’t get assistance in living, but they can get quick assistance in dying” By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Kristen Holliday wrote a ground breaking article that was published in the Vancouver Sun on December 11. Holliday examines how Bill C-7, the bill to expand euthanasia in Canada, creates a situation where it …

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Canadian Euthanasia Bill C-7 faces push-back, including one Liberal MP who says he is voting against the bill

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Bill C-7, the bill that expands Canada’s euthanasia law, is facing challenges from people with disabilities, physicians, and other groups. Now, at least one Liberal MP, Marcus Powlowski, has decided to vote against Bill C-7, saying that the legislation allows people living with temporary despair to die …

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No Argument Against Death

By Wesley J. Smith Once a society accepts the noxious notion that killing is an acceptable answer to human suffering, the definition of “suffering” never stops expanding. The history of euthanasia in the Netherlands proves that maxim. The Dutch have allowed doctors to kill sick patients since the ’70s, taking an approach of quasi-decriminalization. Euthanasia …

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Amy Hasbrouck Submits Powerful Testimony To Canadian Senate Committee in opposition to Bill C-7

Editor’s note. This article was published by Not Dead Yet on December 1 and reposted at Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. On November 23, 2020, Amy Hasbrouck, Not Dead Yet Board Member and Director of Toujours Vivant-Not Dead Yet [TVNDY], submitted testimony to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee of the Canadian Parliament. The Canadian Parliament will soon be …

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Doctors call Canadian euthanasia Bill C-7 reckless, especially for vulnerable

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Renee Bernard and Lisa Steacy reported for News 1130 that Dr. Thomas Bouchard explained why Bill C-7, a bill to expand euthanasia in Canada, is reckless.  Bernard and Steacy report: Thomas Bouchard is one of about a thousand physicians who believe the legislation is reckless, especially for the vulnerable. He …

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