A moving account why Lord Falconer’s assisted suicide bill is wrong

  By Matthew Schellborn Editor’s note. John Smeaton is the executive director of SPUC—Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. This appeared today on his blog as Britain began debate today on Lord Falconer’s assisted suicide measure. In his introduction Mr. Smeaton explained that “Matthew Schellhorn, a highly-regarded classical pianist, has kindly given me permission …

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New Hampshire Assisted Suicide Bill Redefines “Terminal Condition” Broadly Enough to Make Anyone With a Significant Disability or Chronic Condition Eligible

  By Stephen Drake Editor’s note. This appeared on the webpage of Not Dead Yet. If the title to this post sounds familiar, it should. Not for the first time, a “Death With Dignity” bill is being considered by the legislature. On the face of it, it’s still a bill that would restrict “eligibility” for …

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Israel assisted suicide bill will not pass

  By Alex Schadenberg, executive director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition News reports coming out of Israel are stating that an assisted suicide bill will not pass. A story appearing at IsraelNationalnews.com reports Minister Uri Orbach says he will oppose the legislation of the MK [Member of Knesset] Ofer Shelach (of the political party Yesh Atid) to …

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Care Not Killing responds to the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill

Margo Macdonald MSP [Member of the Scottish Parliament] has launched her new assisted suicide bill in Scotland. The Scottish government has said it does not support a change in the law and the British Medical Association (BMA) has in response reiterated its opposition to assisted suicide. The bill comes the day after the launch of …

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Care Not Killing responds to the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill

On Thursday Margo Macdonald MSP launched her new assisted suicide bill in Scotland. The Scottish government has said it does not support a change in the law and the British Medical Association (BMA) has in response reiterated its opposition to assisted suicide. The bill comes the day after the launch of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition …

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