Tag Archives: Assisted Suicide

Assisted-Suicide Existential, Same as Suicide-Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith A new “Position Statement” [issued last month] by the American Academy of Neurology has abdicated (in my view) members’ professional obligation to protect the lives of all patients — including the terminally ill

How ‘Go Gentle’ are already campaigning in Queensland, Australia

By Hope Australia Editor’s note. Queensland is a state in the Northeast of Australia. Victoria is a state in Southeastern Australia. The activists who fought to pressure the Victorian government into legalising assisted suicide are turning their

Assisted Suicide? Oppose it

Editor’s note. This comes from Right to Life of Michigan and is the “first in a five-part series contrasting the ways our society could handle end-of-life care moving forward.” “It was horrible. I got a letter in

Nebraska man convicted of assisted suicide in the death of girlfriend

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition After two days of hearings and three hours of deliberation, a jury in Nebraska found Matthew Stubbendieck guilty of assisting the suicide of his girlfriend Alicia Wilemon-Sullivan in August

Not one person has used DC’s “death with dignity” law

By Dave Andrusko Last year when the District of Columbia was debating an assisted suicide proposal, NRL News Today wrote several stories that illustrated the resistance of the District’s large African-American community and the hesitancy of Mayor

Hawaii legalises assisted suicide

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Yesterday, Governor David Ige signed into law House Bill 2739, which “establishes a regulated process under which an adult resident of the State with a medically confirmed terminal disease

A Duty to Die and the true extremists

By Tom Grenchik Those who peddle death as the answer to every social problem will bend over backwards to look reasonable and compassionate. Take, for example, the issue of assisted suicide. The so-called “right” to take one’s

Opposition to assisted suicide is strong in the U.S.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In 2017, there were 26 states that were challenged by assisted suicide campaigns and all 26 states rejected them. This year 25 states have had assisted suicide bills introduced

People of Guernsey Should Urge Their Politicians To Reject Assisted Suicide

Editor’s note. Guernsey is an island in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy and is a self-governing British Crown dependency. This comes from SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. In a move condemned

Defeat of Connecticut assisted suicide bill linked to strong disability advocacy

Editor’s note. This article was published by the disability rights group, Not Dead Yet. The Connecticut assisted suicide bill died in committee. This follows a similar victory in Massachusetts. Thanks to everyone who effectively communicated the very

Connecticut assisted suicide bill fails to get out of committee

By Dave Andrusko If you look back at stories going back to at least 2013, a common headline, or a variation thereof, has been “Connecticut assisted suicide House Bill is dead.” As of today, fortunately we can

Massachusetts assisted suicide bills referred to committee ends threat for this session

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Congratulations to the many people who are working in coalition to defeat assisted suicide in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health decided to send assisted suicide