Swiss Suicide case is only part of the assisted suicide debate.

By Alex Schadenberg, executive director Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The media is promoting the sad story of Susan Griffiths, a Winnipeg Manitoba woman who decided to die at the Dignitas suicide clinic in Switzerland. Griffiths has Multiple System Atrophy, a condition that will leave her significantly disabled before she dies. I understand the feelings that Griffiths …

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BBC – Liz Carr Presents “When Assisted Death is Legal” (Euthanasia Road Trip) Part 2

By Stephen Drake Editor’s note. As was explained Wednesday, “Liz Carr, the incredibly thought-provoking, usually funny, multi-talented disability rights leader from the UK has produced a program for the BBC entitled: ‘When Assisted Death is Legal.’” Yesterday we ran Part One of Mr. Drake’s analysis. In Part 2 of her Euthanasia Road Trip, Carr visits …

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Pro-euthanasia lobby rounds up tiny maverick group of religious leaders in preparation for new assault on parliament

By Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is  CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a British organization with 4,500 doctors and 1,000 medical students. I see that Dignity in Dying (the former Voluntary Euthanasia Society), which campaigns for the legalisation of assisted suicide for mentally competent people with less than a year to live, has set …

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