Tag Archives: Assisted Suicide

First Anti-life bill introduced in Nevada Legislature

Physician Assisted Suicide returns On February 14, Senator David Parks of Las Vegas once again introduced a Physician Assisted Suicide bill in the Nevada Legislature. SB165 is a variation on previous bills, click here to read the

Swiss Suicide Clinics Ramp Up the Deaths

By Wesley J. Smith Switzerland’s suicide clinics continue to thrive. Exit, the largest of these, reported 1204 assisted suicides in 2018. That’s a 23 percent increase from 2017. Dignitas, another major assisted suicide clinic — to which

Disabled people like me fear legal assisted suicide suggests that some lives are less worth living

Disabled people look to doctors to help us live, not to help us die. By Baroness Jane Campbell, a founding member of the disability rights group, Not Dead Yet UK. Many terminally ill and disabled people oppose

Massachusetts high court upholds involuntary manslaughter conviction of woman who assisted the suicide of boyfriend

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Massachusetts High Court has upheld the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michelle Carter for assisting the suicide of Conrad Roy, who was 18 at the time of his

Assisted Suicide Turned Homicide?

By John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera Officially, the Netherlands is a safer country to live in than the United States. Its gun homicide rate is about 4 percent that of the United States, and its official murder

New Mexico’s radical assisted suicide bill is part of the new suicide lobby strategy.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition New Mexico’s assisted suicide Bill HB 90, is the most extreme assisted suicide bill I have ever seen. After reading HB 90 I asked the question: Is the

Assisted suicide promotes the idea that life with a disabling condition is not worth living.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A letter by Elizabeth Schiltz that was published in the [Minneapolis] Star Tribune on January 23 under the headline “Simply put, assisted suicide sends a message we shouldn’t

Why the Royal College of Physicians will go ‘neutral’ on assisted suicide and why that matters

By Philippa Taylor Editor’s note. Philippa Taylor is Head of Public Policy at the Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF). She has an MA in Bioethics from St. Mary’s University College and a background in policy work on bioethics

Speaking A Language Of Life in clear and vigorous language

By Caitlin Thomas In the Catholic Church’s efforts to teach about the grave evil of assisted suicide and the threats it poses, we must use clear and vigorous language. And it is always, always important that we

New Mexico’s Radical Assisted Suicide Legislation

By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suicide advocates pretend they just want a very limited death license, a “safety valve,” as they put it, for suffering in the terminally ill that cannot otherwise be alleviated (almost always, a

Physician argues there is growing opposition within the American Medical Association to Physician-Assisted Suicide

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Shane E. Macaulay, MD, is a radiologist with Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Washington state, twice selected as one of Seattle’s Top Doctors, and an AMA Alternate Delegate

Massachusetts Legislature Should Reject Assisted Suicide

People lose their lives to misdiagnosis, coercion, abuse, and depression By John Kelly, director, Second Thoughts Massachusetts Editor’s note. This was published in Worchester Telegram on December 24. In a recent Wicked Local Lexington commentary (“Medical aid