Category Archives: Assisted Suicide

Euthanasia Advocate Backs Convicted Husband

By HOPE Australia Editor’s note. Queensland is a state in Northeastern Australia. “Exit” is an advocacy group promoting assisted suicide. Euthanasia advocates have shown how far they would push euthanasia and assisted suicide laws if legalised in

Physician-Assisted Suicide and the Fight for the Soul of Healthcare

By Nancy Valko Despite the US Supreme Court’s unanimous rejection of a constitutional right to physician-assisted suicide in the 1997 Vacco v. Quill decision, the well-funded pro-assisted suicide organizations like the Hemlock Society (now called Compassion and

Maine Voices: Don’t sign petition to put flawed assisted-suicide law on state ballot

Based on what happened after Oregon legalized the practice, it’s incompatible with values held by Mainers. Editor’s note. This article was written by Mike Reynolds and published by Press Herald on November 28, 2019. Maine residents are being

Should a Mental Health Exam be required before Physician-assisted Suicide?

By Nancy Valko Editor’s note. This post appeared on Nancy’s blog. All boldface emphases are Nancy’s. When I read the October 27, 2018 MedPage news article titled “Assessing Competency in Aid-in-Dying Patients (aka physician-assisted Suicide)-Should a Competency

Swiss assisted suicide groups lobby world-wide “under the radar”

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Sibilla Bondolfi published an eye opening article in swissinfo.ch titled: The global fight for assisted suicide. Bondolfi interviews leaders of the Swiss assisted suicide groups and uncovers the

Now even family-assisted suicide?

By Nancy Valko Her obituary stated that Tessa was 55 years old and the divorced mother of two adult children when she died on May 14, 2002, in San Francisco, California, after a nearly four-year fight with

AMA continues to battle over whether to change its position of opposition to PAS to neutrality

By Dave Andrusko Last June, Jennifer Popik, JD provided NRL News Today readers with a full background report on the AMA’s disappointing decision to continue to review, not maintain, its long-standing opposition to physician-assisted suicide (PAS). Popik,

Wife critical of journalist husband’s trip to Swiss suicide clinic

By Michael Cook The journalist wife of a Sky News journalist has written a memoir chronicling her reaction to her husband’s one-way trip to a Swiss suicide clinic. Deborah Binner is bitterly critical of the decision her

Inherently immoral and ethically corrupt

By Dave Andrusko We’ve long argued that abortion and euthanasia/assisted suicide were birthed in the same hatchery. They are, at a minimum, fraternal twins, if not identical twins. Both are inherently expansionary, for example. Consider just a

New Zealand man wanted to die, but now he wants to live. Say no to euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition New Zealand is debating the legalization of euthanasia. The major media, in New Zealand are publishing positive articles about euthanasia, which gives doctors the right in law to

The Canadian euthanasia express rolls on

The right to life can be flipped into a right to die By Margaret Somerville It’s often said that Australia and Canada are, in many ways, comparable countries. So let’s look at a recent Canadian euthanasia case,

Queensland, Australia, man first to be imprisoned for counseling suicide

By HOPE of Australia “However, one can imagine many circumstances arising where people in positions of trust and responsibility could succumb to the temptation to counsel suicide for personal gain.” These confronting words were spoken last week