Tag Archives: Assisted Suicide

The deadly advocacy of assisted suicide in Washington DC

Yet clearly residents don’t want assisted suicide By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Washington Times published an excellent analysis of the assisted suicide legislation in Washington, D.C., by G. Kevin Donovan, a physician and

New Jersey is the next key battleground in the fight against assisted suicide

By Jennifer Popik, J.D. Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics The New Jersey Assembly is slated to vote on A1504, the so-called “Aid in Dying for Terminally Ill Act,” on October 29. Physician-assisted suicide has been considered

Prevention is Right Answer to Assisted Suicide Requests

By Wesley J. Smith We only seek to prevent some suicides these days. If a suicidal person lives in a state where assisted suicide is legal, and is qualified to receive prescribed poison with which to overdose, they

Help Virginia Society for Human Life stop Assisted Suicide proponents’ attempts to change Virginia’s law!

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, VSHL The Joint Committee on Health Care (JCHC) met on Sept 18th and heard the report prepared by its staff regarding the possibility of expanding assisted suicide access in the Commonwealth of

Case for ‘death with dignity’ collapses under scrutiny

By John Kelly Editor’s note. John Kelly is director of Second Thoughts Massachusetts: Disability Rights Activists Against Assisted Suicide. This letter was published in the Berkshire Eagle on September 19. To the editor: I write to respond

Australian man had 1.4 million reasons to assist the suicide of his wife

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Supreme Court in Brisbane, Australia, is hearing the case of Graham Robert Morant (69) who has been charged for assisting the suicide of his wife Jennifer Morant

Canadian and Dutch Medical Associations pressure World Medical Association to change its policy opposing euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. The Journal of the World Medical Association (WMJ) in its August 2018 edition, reported that the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and the Royal Dutch Medical Association (KNMG) are

Assisted suicide and the false concept of autonomy

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Economist, a magazine that promotes a pro-euthanasia / assisted suicide position, recently published a series of articles “for and against assisted dying.” On August 22, The Economist published

Australian Senate defeats euthanasia bill

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Great news. The Australian Senate defeated the assisted suicide bill after two members of the Senate, who indicated that they would support the bill, changed their minds and

California Okays Encouraging Assisted Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith Not content with legalizing assisted suicide for the terminally ill if they independently decide they want hastened death, the California Legislature has voted to allow people to encourage and persuade the dying to

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