Tag Archives: euthanasia

Euthanasia in Canada: CMA – Take off the rose-colored glasses

Editor’s note. The following was published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on February 8, 2019. It was in response to articles by Drs. Sandy Buchman and Jeff Blackmer published by the BMJ. Footnotes are omitted. By

34 elderly are dead. Why haven’t you read about it?

What may turn out to be one of the biggest crimes in US history is being ignored By Michael Cook Abuse of the vulnerable and elderly is a vile crime. That’s why the alleged rape of a

Heart-Harvesting Euthanasia Promoted in Transplant Journal

By Wesley J. Smith My first anti-euthanasia column (Newsweek, 1993) worried that once euthanasia became normalized, it would lead to conjoined organ harvesting “as a plum to society.” I was screamed at and labeled an alarmist. Oh

CBC news promotes expansion of Canada’s euthanasia law

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition CBC [Canadian Broadcasting Corporation] news really can’t help themselves. Last week CBC produced a one-sided report pressuring St. Martha’s hospital in Nova Scotia to participate in euthanasia. Thursday

Canadian euthanasia activist pressuring Catholic Hospital to permit euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Jocelyn Downie, the long-time euthanasia activist and academic, is now turning her attention to forcing St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and the Sisters of St.

Leftist Mexican President Wants to Legalize Euthanasia

By Wesley J. Smith The newly inaugurated Mexican president is very left-wing. And, he wants euthanasia legalized. From the PVDN story: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a $5.7-billion, two-year plan Friday to revamp the country’s

Canadian report discusses expanding eligibility for euthanasia

By Michael Cook A long-awaited discussion paper on three controversial extensions to Canada’s euthanasia law has been released. It was only two-and a-half years ago, in June 2016, that Bill C-14 was passed amending the Criminal Code

Now They’re Euthanizing Asperger’s Patients

The Deadly Threat of Assisted Suicide By John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera Another week… another example of how physician-assisted suicide targets the vulnerable. This time: Asperger’s patients. In 2010, 38-year-old Tine Nys was one of approximately 1,000

Council of Canadian Academies report offers no clear direction on Child Euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The long-awaited reports from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) concerning the possible extension of euthanasia to children (mature minors), to incompetent people who made an “advanced request,”

Euthanasia Becoming First Resort in Quebec

By Wesley J. Smith Euthanasia advocates are so full of it, promising that snuff medicine will only be a last resort when nothing else can be done to alleviate suffering. It’s never been true, to the point

Stories and their importance in the euthanasia/assisted suicide debate

The risks and harms to vulnerable people outweigh any possible benefits By Margaret Somerville The pro-euthanasia case is compact and quick and easy to make: It focuses on a terminally ill, seriously suffering, competent adult who gives

Internet scammers target people seeking to die

By Michael Cook Internet scammers are using fake endorsements from well-known euthanasia campaigners to bilk gullible people. According to Derek Humphry, founder of the Hemlock Society: “At any one time there are at least 40 web sites