Quebec man found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his wife.

He said it was a “mercy killing.” By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Michel Cadotte, the Québec man who killed his wife, Jocelyne Lizette (60) by suffocation on February 20, 2017, was found guilty of manslaughter by a jury. Cadotte, claimed that his wife wouldn’t have wanted to live this way. Cadotte …

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Australian man killed his wife and called it a “mercy killing” but Judge calls it murder

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition An Australian man who pled guilty to murder in the death of his wife, claiming that the act was part of a suicide pact that he had with his wife. But Justice Bruno Fiannaca decided that this was an act of murder and not mercy. Victoria …

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A “mercy killing” outside the law

By Michael Cook One issue that seldom surfaces in discussions about the legalization of assisted suicide and euthanasia is the message it may send to unbalanced people. A snapshot of what could happen is the death in February of 81-year-old David Paterson, who was dying of cancer in a nursing home in Yorkshire, in the …

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“Pushing people out of their comfort zones” –-a nice way of saying Peter Singer places untold numbers of vulnerable people at risk

By Dave Andrusko Although I often disagree with him, I find science writer John Horgan well worth reading. I would read him in any event, but especially because some of people pro-lifers would find infinitely dangerous Horgan respects—and gets them to talk. Which brings us to a entry Horgan made dated October 22 on the …

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Mercy Killing to Prevent Child Abuse

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This story appears on Wesley’s great blog. Society is oozing “compassion” as a reason to kill these days.  Self starvation is being promoted in the NYT. Assisted suicide is treated by many commentators and advocates as a necessity. And now a mother–Gigi Jordan– who killed her healthy 8-year-old says …

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