Tag Archives: Assisted Suicide

The ‘Zero Suicide’ Project Forgets about Assisted Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith It rarely fails. I see a news story lauding a suicide-prevention program. But when I check it out, the prevention strategies described are usually incomplete, making no mention of — or opposition to

A straight line from abortion to euthanasia and assisted suicide

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I will never forget sitting in my seventh grade class, astonished at what my teacher had just written on the blackboard. She had drawn a line leading from the

“Rational” Suicide and the “Elderly”

By Nancy Valko An article in the May 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society titled “Rational Suicide in Elderly Adults: A Clinician’s Perspective” by Meera Balasubramaniam, MD, MPH, recently appeared in both medical and

Top doctors hit back against assisted suicide calls

Experts in palliative care and ethics hit back at assisted suicide calls. It’s very telling that the people who would have to carry out assisted suicide oppose it By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children

Myths about Assisted Suicide and Medical Aid In Dying

Editor’s note. This is excerpted from an article written by Ronald W. Pies, MD, and Annette Hanson, MD and it was published by mdmag.com. Footnotes are omitted for clarity. Introduction In an age of “alternative facts,” it’s

Kevin Dunn examines Fatal Flaws of assisted suicide laws

Editor’s note. The following article was published by the Hamilton News and first reposted at the blog of Alex Schadenberg. Kevin Dunn wants each and every one of us to be the reason for someone’s tomorrow. The producer/director

Pain and “Choice”

By Nancy Valko It was 1969 and I was fresh out of nursing school when I was assigned to a patient I will call “Jenny” who was thirty two years old and imminently dying of cancer. She

The ‘Zero Suicide’ Project Forgets about Assisted Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith It rarely fails. I see a news story lauding a suicide-prevention program. But when I check it out, the prevention strategies described are usually incomplete, making no mention of — or opposition to

My deep sadness this Canada Day

By Mark Pickup Editor’s note. With our own Independence Day coming tomorrow, I thought of this post which first ran in 2016. Mr. Pickup, who has multiple sclerosis, is a Canadian disability rights activist who has spoken

The attitudes that culminated in 456 patients killed in a British hospital

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Editor’s note. Mr. Yuill references the “Grenfell disaster,” a 2017 fire in a bloc of public housing flats that claimed 72 lives. In his article: The scandal of

Life Legal uncovers shocking facts about assisted suicide law

The following article was published by Life Legal Defense Foundation In the course of challenging California’s End of Life Option Act, we have learned that a handful of doctors have written most of the prescriptions for lethal

State Appeals Court allows Ca. assisted suicide law to go back into effect for now

By Dave Andrusko On Friday, in the latest in what promises to be a protracted legal battle, the 4th District Court of Appeals suspended a decision by a lower court judge that had invalidated California’s “End of