Category Archives: Euthanasia

Dignity in Dying’s response to British Supreme Court ruling reveals its real agenda

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. “Gosport” refers to the scandal

Dignity in Dying’s response to British Supreme Court ruling reveals its real agenda

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. “Gosport” refers to the scandal

Canadian man releases tapes of hospital urging him to die by euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In March CTV News reported that Roger Foley, who lives with cerebellar ataxia, a degenerative neurological condition, has launched a lawsuit naming the London Health Sciences Centre and

Is death by dehydration in a patient’s ‘best interest’?

By Michael Cook The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that court orders are not necessarily needed before withdrawing hydration and nutrition from a comatose patient. If doctors and the patient’s family agree that on-going treatment is not in

Canadian Hospital Pushes Euthanasia on Disabled Patient

By Wesley J. Smith I have written here before about Roger Foley, a disabled Canadian man who claims he has been denied proper medical treatment and independent living services, but has been offered euthanasia. Apparently, he has

Canada’s euthanasia law lacks effective oversight. Is “Dying with Dignity” circumventing the law?

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition I was contacted by a woman who wanted to know how her nephew was approved for, and died by euthanasia (Medical Assistance in Dying–MAiD). She explained that her

Thousands of Euthanasia Killings in Canada

By Wesley J. Smith Canadian doctors and nurse practitioners have reported that they have killed almost 4,000 (3,714) patients since euthanasia was legalized in Quebec in December 2015 — after which it was legalized throughout the country

British Supreme Court rules that doctors can remove food and fluids from brain-damaged patients without going to court

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. Should doctors be able to

Three children euthanised in Belgium: Latest official report reveals reasons

Overall number of cases of euthanasia rose in 2017 by 13% By Michael Cook Three minors have been euthanised in Belgium since euthanasia for children was legalised in 2014. According to the latest report from the government agency which

A failure of memory and imagination: The euthanasia slippery slope

When the splash of assisted-suicide and euthanasia blinds us to their far-reaching ripples By Margaret Somerville Two senior physicians who have championed the legalization of euthanasia in their jurisdictions, Dr. Boudewijn Chabot in the Netherlands and Dr.

Doctor who drugged and held down euthanasia victim under criminal investigation

As a nine year old child is euthanised in Belgium​ By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A Dutch doctor who was rebuked for killing an elderly dementia patient without consent and in a traumatic

Gosport: the scandal of Undervaluing Human Life

‘Shortening lives’ is what happens when we see people as inconvenient. By Kevin Yuill Writing in The Times, Dominic Lawson says there is something obscene about the ‘shortening’ of the lives of more than 450 patients who