Category Archives: Euthanasia

Rank sophistry in bioethics about euthanasia and the sanctity of life ethic

By Wesley J. Smith Utilitarian bioethicists continually deploy sophistry to push the culture of death. Case in point. An Australian bioethicist named Thomas David Riisfeld, argues in the (as usual) subversive, Journal of Medical Ethics that euthanasia

Twenty-Seven Euthanasia Killings at Ohio Hospital?

By Wesley J. Smith A major euthanasia scandal is brewing at a hospital in Ohio, where a doctor and other staff professionals are being investigated for lethally overdosing dying patients. From the Columbus Dispatch story: Mount Carmel

Ohio Right to Life Condemns Doctor and Hospital for Reckless Disregard for Human Life

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Yesterday, Mount Carmel Health System announced that a doctor who was employed there administered “significantly excessive and potentially fatal” doses of fentanyl to at least 27 patients who were near-death. This information became public after the

European Court of Human Rights in to hear case against Belgium by man whose depressed mother was euthanized

The slippery slope is on full public display in Belgium By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Europe’s top human rights court has agreed to hear a case being brought against Belgium by a man

Canadian media continue to promote expansion of euthanasia law

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition For those who don’t believe that legalizing euthanasia or assisted suicide will lead to incremental extensions (slippery slope) of the law, you only have to look to Canada.

CBC news promotes expansion of Canada’s euthanasia law

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition CBC [Canadian Broadcasting Corporation] news really can’t help themselves. Last week CBC produced a one-sided report pressuring St. Martha’s hospital in Nova Scotia to participate in euthanasia. Thursday

Canadian euthanasia activist pressuring Catholic Hospital to permit euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Jocelyn Downie, the long-time euthanasia activist and academic, is now turning her attention to forcing St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and the Sisters of St.

Leftist Mexican President Wants to Legalize Euthanasia

By Wesley J. Smith The newly inaugurated Mexican president is very left-wing. And, he wants euthanasia legalized. From the PVDN story: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a $5.7-billion, two-year plan Friday to revamp the country’s

Canadian report discusses expanding eligibility for euthanasia

By Michael Cook A long-awaited discussion paper on three controversial extensions to Canada’s euthanasia law has been released. It was only two-and a-half years ago, in June 2016, that Bill C-14 was passed amending the Criminal Code

Now They’re Euthanizing Asperger’s Patients

The Deadly Threat of Assisted Suicide By John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera Another week… another example of how physician-assisted suicide targets the vulnerable. This time: Asperger’s patients. In 2010, 38-year-old Tine Nys was one of approximately 1,000

Council of Canadian Academies report leans towards opposing the concept of euthanasia for psychiatric reasons alone

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The long-awaited reports from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) concerning the possible extension of euthanasia to children (mature minors), to incompetent people who made an “advanced request,”

Council of Canadian Academies report offers no clear direction on Child Euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The long-awaited reports from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) concerning the possible extension of euthanasia to children (mature minors), to incompetent people who made an “advanced request,”