Category Archives: Euthanasia

German nurse confesses to 100 murders; could be many more

By Michael Cook As we reported a year ago, a nursing home nurse in Germany has confessed to killing at least 100 patients. Although he is already serving a life sentence for two murders, Niels Högel appeared

Nova Scotia woman’s death is part of a campaign to expand euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Audrey Parker, who has been working with the euthanasia lobby group, Dying with Dignity, is promoting the extension of euthanasia to people who are incompetent, but made a

Canadian Doctors Get Ready for Child Euthanasia

In the United States’ most culturally aligned nation, a race toward the once-unthinkable accelerates By Wesley J. Smith It never made any sense. The assurance that active euthanasia would always be limited to terminally ill, competent adults

Dutch doctor will not be prosecuted for euthanasia of semi-conscious woman

The doctor has been cleared of a breach of care, despite not obtaining proper consent. There has not been a single prosecution to date By SPUC—The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children In news that demonstrates

Swiss doctors go head-to-head over liberal guidelines for assisted suicide

By Michael Cook The Federation of Swiss Medical Doctors (FMH) has refused to include in its code of ethics new guidelines on end-of-life care proposed by the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS). These provide that a

Canadian physicians warn Spanish Parliament about euthanasia

By Physicians’ Alliance Against Euthanasia As the Spanish Parliament debates the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill, Canadian physicians feel it is essential to bring to your attention the dangers and failures of the euthanasia and assisted suicide

In Canada, Euthanasia Yes — Palliative Care, Not so Much

By Wesley J. Smith Canada has created a positive right to euthanasia — including coercing dissenting doctors into participating in the deed in Ontario. Yet, according to a study published by the Canadian Institute for Health Information, only

The UN should consider the dangers of child euthanasia

By Scott Fischbach, Executive Director, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL GO) The UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights recently solicited input for a report regarding the rights of children with disabilities. MCCL GO provided

Sick Kids Hospital Toronto will euthanize children with or without parental consent

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A recent report from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto states that they are not only ready to do euthanasia on children but their policy states that

Canadians and Dutch fail to shift World Medical Association opposition to euthanasia

By Michael Cook The pro-euthanasia Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and the Dutch Medical Association (KNMG) have failed in their bid to change the position of the World Medical Association. The CMA and the KNMG prepared a resolution

How media helps push us off suicide cliff

By Wesley J. Smith I’ve seen it again and again in my more than twenty years of opposing assisted suicide: the media promote suicide in the guise of reporting the news. Indeed, these days, it is almost

Child Euthanasia without Parent Approval Pushed for Canada

By Wesley J. Smith I always say that if you want to know what is likely to go wrong in healthcare (and society) in the coming years, you should read ethics articles in professional journals. Case in