Euthanizing the unhappy: the urgent need for love
It was not medicine that Nancy Verhelst needed - least of all a fatal injection.
Belgium, where death becomes the norm, living the exception
A documentary about ten years of legal euthanasia is a touchstone for radically different approaches to suffering.
Euthanasia puts the elderly at risk
Legalisation contaminates the caring ethic and compromises our ability to trust doctors.
Whose choice? How new rights may expand old oppression
Wherever men make women’s sexual decisions for them, the option of abortion will be a man’s choice.
Paying the price for their autonomy
Some Belgian doctors have discovered an easy way to cover up their mistakes. By killing them.
Stephen Hawking's genius and brave struggle with motor neurone disease do not mean he is right on assisted suicide.
The unseen epidemic
Disability abuse, like elder abuse, is widespread but seldom reported.
A modest proposal to ease taxpayers’ burdens
Australia's leading euthanasia activist argues that legalisation will keep health budgets from blowing out.
A mad way to die in Quebec
The province is using extraordinary legal legerdemain to authorize euthanasia without violating the Canadian Criminal Code.
Please, doctor, put him out of our misery
In a stunning development, Dutch doctors say that the anguish of parents is another reason to euthanase disabled babies.
How legal euthanasia changed Belgium for ever
The ideology of absolute self-determination has become sacred and unquestionable.
Not a noble death
The euthanasia of Nobel laureate Christian de Duve in Belgium is a worrying precedent for the world's baby boomers.
Only a “little, little, little” bit of killing
Quebec, bellwether for Canadian social change, forges ahead with euthanasia plans.
Portrait of a forceful thinker
Almost nothing by the new Pope is available in English -- apart from these snippets from his latest book.
Lightweight politicians have written a lightweight report on euthanasia for Tasmanian voters.
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