Tag Archives: euthanasia

In Canada, Euthanasia Yes — Palliative Care, Not so Much

By Wesley J. Smith Canada has created a positive right to euthanasia — including coercing dissenting doctors into participating in the deed in Ontario. Yet, according to a study published by the Canadian Institute for Health Information, only

Sick Kids Hospital Toronto will euthanize children with or without parental consent

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A recent report from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto states that they are not only ready to do euthanasia on children but their policy states that

Canadians and Dutch fail to shift World Medical Association opposition to euthanasia

By Michael Cook The pro-euthanasia Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and the Dutch Medical Association (KNMG) have failed in their bid to change the position of the World Medical Association. The CMA and the KNMG prepared a resolution

Canadian Physicians Who Won’t Kill

The Physicians’ Alliance against Euthanasia, representing more than 1100 Canadian doctors, is holding a press conference to present its position and answer questions: As World Medical Association (WMA) delegates gather in Reykjavik, Iceland, for its Medical Ethics

Who will protect Canadian doctors if they are forced to refer for euthanasia?

The World Medical Association should not follow the example of its Canadian associate in euthanasia policy By Sean Murphy In December, 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Board of Directors decided to shape the debate and law

Colombian child euthanasia policy criticized at Human Rights Council

On Friday Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach [MCCL GO] criticized Colombia’s euthanasia policy at a meeting of the UN’s Human Rights Council in Geneva. The Council conducts a Universal Periodic Review of all nations to

Euthanasia Society President Charged with Murder of Disabled Man

Editor’s note. The following was published September 20 by Euthanasia-Free New Zealand. Dunedin is a city in Otago, New Zealand. Sean Davison, a New Zealand citizen who was convicted of assisted suicide in Dunedin, appeared in a

“A Merciful End”:The origins of the Euthanasia Movement in Modern America

By Dave Andrusko It’s not exactly breaking news that pro-lifers are engaged in a struggle against euthanasia and its more “respectable” cousin, assisted suicide on many continents. The forces of death have experienced tremendous success in the

Leo Alexander: What happens to medicine when it “becomes subordinated to the guiding philosophy of the dictatorship”

Editor’s note. The following introduction is from Cheryl Eckstein who directed the Compassionate Healthcare Network. The entirety of Medical Science Under Dictatorship follows the introduction. This is republished from the Compassionate Healthcare Network website. In July of

Survey finds most Quebec doctors favour euthanasia for incompetent patients with dementia

By Michael Cook Most Quebec doctors are in favour of euthanasia for incompetent patients with dementia in a terminal stage, according to a survey conducted by researchers at Université de Sherbrooke and institutions in Belgium and the

Is euthanasia psychiatric treatment?

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Damiaan Denys M.D., Ph.D., the President of the Dutch Society of Psychiatrists, wrote a commentary that was published in the September issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry,

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