“The Culture of Death: The Age of ‘Do Harm’ Medicine”

By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday we took a first look at the updated edition of Wesley J. Smith’s, “The Culture of Death: The Age of ‘Do Harm’ Medicine.” (The book is available everywhere but at the end of this post, I will offer specific locations.) To close out the week, I’d like to take a …

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The expansion of euthanasia in Europe

By Paul Stark In the May 2013 issue of First Things,  Wesley J. Smith tracks the steady expansion of euthanasia in the Netherlands and now Belgium—”from the terminally ill, to more seriously chronically ill, to people with serious disabilities, to those suffering from existential anguish or mental illness,” including “the profoundly depressed” and those with …

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UK People with Disabilities Worry About Legalizing Assisted Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This appears at Wesley’s terrific blog. People with disabilities are among the most effective and dedicated opponents of legalizing assisted suicide.  Now Scope, the disability rights charity from the UK, has conducted a poll showing that the opposition by leadership is reflected among the community as a whole.

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