Tag Archives: Assisted Suicide

Maine Voices: Don’t sign petition to put flawed assisted-suicide law on state ballot

Based on what happened after Oregon legalized the practice, it’s incompatible with values held by Mainers. Editor’s note. This article was written by Mike Reynolds and published by Press Herald on November 28, 2019. Maine residents are being

Architects of Victoria’s right-to-die law publish ‘manual’ on how to push legislation through

By Michael Cook One year ago, in December 2017, the Australian state of Victoria legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide. This has given new heart to supporters in other states who have been lobbying for years for the

How did our culture become so indifferent to the sanctity and equality of human life?

Three culture of death tipping points By Wesley J. Smith Pope John Paul II once famously described Western society as a “culture of death.” But what does that term mean? It refers to a civilization that endorses

Swiss assisted suicide groups lobby world-wide “under the radar”

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Sibilla Bondolfi published an eye opening article in swissinfo.ch titled: The global fight for assisted suicide. Bondolfi interviews leaders of the Swiss assisted suicide groups and uncovers the

Now even family-assisted suicide?

By Nancy Valko Her obituary stated that Tessa was 55 years old and the divorced mother of two adult children when she died on May 14, 2002, in San Francisco, California, after a nearly four-year fight with

Inherently immoral and ethically corrupt

By Dave Andrusko We’ve long argued that abortion and euthanasia/assisted suicide were birthed in the same hatchery. They are, at a minimum, fraternal twins, if not identical twins. Both are inherently expansionary, for example. Consider just a

The Canadian euthanasia express rolls on

The right to life can be flipped into a right to die By Margaret Somerville It’s often said that Australia and Canada are, in many ways, comparable countries. So let’s look at a recent Canadian euthanasia case,

Queensland, Australia, man first to be imprisoned for counseling suicide

By HOPE of Australia “However, one can imagine many circumstances arising where people in positions of trust and responsibility could succumb to the temptation to counsel suicide for personal gain.” These confronting words were spoken last week

California gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom Helped Mother’s Assisted Suicide

  By Wesley J. Smith THE CORNER A recent article in the New Yorker extolling the (probable) next Governor of California reveals that Gavin Newsom helped his mother commit assisted suicide. From the article: Newsom’s sister, Hilary,

I depend on life-support to stay alive. Why I oppose assisted suicide laws.

By Diane Coleman President and CEO of the Disability Rights Group Not Dead Yet Editor’s note. This article was published by NJ.com on October 26, 2018 and reposted at Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. I have an advanced neuromuscular

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

Doctor who planned to die by assisted suicide is happy to be alive

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Detroit Free Press published an article written by Meira Gebel about a new treatment for stomach cancer and how one man, a doctor, had planned to travel to