By Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. A long-term pro-euthanasia campaigner has starved herself to death over five weeks because she could not have her life ended legally. Jean …Continue reading "Elderly pro-euthanasia campaigner starves herself to death in high-profile attempt to advance her cause"
By Wesley J. Smith I continue to push back against the starvation killing agenda now being promoted vigorously among assisted suicide advocacy groups and by some bioethics. Toward that end, I have a piece just out in the Weekly Standard warning about where this is heading. First, I establish context. From, “The Ethics of …Continue reading "Starving Our Way Toward Lethal Injections"
By Wesley Smith Self-starvation has become the latest craze among the “death with dignity” crowd. This has been coming on for some time. Removing feeding tubes from cognitively disabled people who can’t swallow has been allowed for decades, under the right to refuse unwanted “medical treatment.” But what about people who can eat and …Continue reading "Self-Starvation as the New “Death with Dignity”"