By Michael Cook Canada legalised euthanasia in 2016, long after Belgium and the Netherlands, but it is already the world leader in organ donation euthanasia. A survey of the practice around the world in the American Journal of Transplantation found that up to 2021, organ donation after euthanasia (ODE) had been performed 286 times in Canada, the Netherlands, …Continue reading "Canada leads the world in organ donation after euthanasia"
By Michael Cook Shocking allegations about Chinese organ donation have been made in a leading journal, the American Journal of Transplantation. An Australian researcher and an Israeli transplant surgeon claim that “physicians in the People’s Republic of China have participated in executions by organ removal”. Mathew Robertson, of the Australian National University in Canberra, and …Continue reading "Report: Chinese doctors have participated in organ donation executions of prisoners "
By Wesley J. Smith China has been reliably and repeatedly accused of killing Falun Gong and other political prisoners for their organs. Now, a paper just published in the American Journal of Transplantation — one of the world’s most respected medical journals — lays out a convincing case that Chinese doctors are not only harvesting from executed prisoners, …Continue reading "Study: Chinese Doctors Executed Prisoners by Organ Removal "
By Samantha Kamman The University of Pittsburgh has hired Washington, D.C., law firm Hyman, Phelps & McNamara to conduct an independent review of its research involving the bodies of aborted children. After the firm conducts its review, it will reportedly present its findings to the University’s senior leadership. Explaining the reason for its actions, the …Continue reading "University of Pittsburgh hires firm to analyze its research using aborted babies"
It sounds ghoulish, but doctors in the Netherlands are keen By Michael Cook One inevitable development of euthanasia which its supporters seldom mention is organ donation after euthanasia. A good number of people who request euthanasia suffer from neurological disorders, but their organs are still shipshape. A question which many doctors ask, then, is this: …Continue reading "Euthanasia: why are we letting all those perfectly good organs go to waste?"
By Wesley J. Smith We have entered the era of what I call “do harm medicine,” in which the concept of what constitutes harming the patient has become entirely malleable and subjective. I even wrote a book covering that subject. Here’s an example: When organ transplant medicine began, the “dead donor rule” was instituted to assure a wary …Continue reading "Bioethicist: Let Doctors Kill the Healthy by Harvesting Organs"
By Wesley J. Smith In 1993, my first ever anti-euthanasia column warned in Newsweek that once euthanasia became accepted widely, it would be followed by organ harvesting “as a plum to society.” By now, you know how that story goes. I was accused of alarmism, slippery-slope advocacy, conspiracy theories, etc., etc. And, as these kind of stories nearly always end, …Continue reading "AMA Helps Normalize Organ Harvesting after Euthanasia"
By Wesley J. Smith Euthanasia homicide is conjoined with organ harvesting in at least three countries — Canada, the Netherlands, and Belgium. In the latter two, the donors who are killed are sometimes mentally ill, not physically sick. Or, they might be disabled. A letter from a doctor involved in the Dutch kill-and-harvest procedures was published …Continue reading "Dutch MD Describes Euthanasia and Organ Harvesting"
By Dave Andrusko Southwestern Women’s Options in Albuquerque, New Mexico is often described as “one of the nation’s few providers of late-term abortions.” The few part is correct but a more accurate description is that the abortion clinic performs late-late abortions. Early this year Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, NRL Director of Education and Research, wrote …Continue reading "More investigations into harvesting of fetal tissue and organs"
By Right to Life of Michigan Following the release of undercover videos from David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress, Planned Parenthood went into public relations overdrive to put a lid on the revelation that they profit by selling the organs of aborted babies. In the last few days several news stories have undone …Continue reading "Fetal organ harvesting investigation bursts into the open"