Euthanasia Activists want to force Catholic hospitals to provide euthanasia (MAiD)

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition An article by Thomas McKenna that was published in the National Review on February 3, 2024 explains that Dying with Dignity Canada and a group of law professors intend to sue St Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver with the intention of forcing all Catholic Hospitals to provide euthanasia (MAiD) on …

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Death on Demand: The Bottom of the Slippery Slope

By Dr. Jacqueline H. Abernathy For those who are skeptical of arguments that assisted suicide for the terminally ill is a clear path to euthanasia for all, I give you an article by a Toronto-area bioethics professor and consultant, Dr. Eric Mathison.  Professor Mathison makes a passionate albeit disturbing case for what he calls the “non-medical model” …

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Self-Starvation to Qualify for Assisted Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith There are never enough assisted suicides for the euthanasia movement. So, while they will promise “strict guidelines to protect against abuse,” they don’t mean it — and are ever on the hunt to liberalize laws to make it easier for people to get help becoming dead. Assisted-suicide laws in the U.S., almost …

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Is ‘assisted dying’ really about autonomy?

By Michael Cook One of the most puzzling features of assisted dying is the distinction between physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia. In the former, the patient administers the lethal drug; in the former; the doctor. The question is this. People are said to choose assisted dying because they fear loss of control. But in jurisdictions where both …

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Pro-Euthanasia Activists want to force Catholic hospitals to provide euthanasia (MAiD)

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition An article by Thomas McKenna that was published in the National Review on February 3, 2024 explained that Dying with Dignity Canada and a group of law professors intend to sue St Paul’s hospital in Vancouver with the intention of forcing Catholic hospitals to permit euthanasia (MAiD) on their …

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People who experience mental illness do not need our help to die — they need our support to live

By Moira Wilson Editor’s note. This column appeared in thelaker.ca on January 15, 2024. It was written by Moira Wilson, President of Inclusion Canada, and the parent of an adult son with a disability. On March 17, 2024, individuals in Canada whose sole underlying medical condition is a mental illness will become eligible for medical assistance in dying (MAiD) …

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Canadian Hospital Waiting Room Promotes Euthanasia

By Wesley J. Smith How in the tank for euthanasia has the Canadian medical establishment become? This much: A source sent me this photograph of a public information announcement that appears on a large television screen in a William Osler Health System hospital urgent care waiting room pushing euthanasia to patients! The ad oozes compassion. The …

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