December Archive


Canadian philosopher promotes euthanasia of disabled newborns and infanticide

Alex Schadenberg | 09 December 2014
Udo Schüklenk uses quality-of-life arguments to support his eugenic philosophy.

Why not pay commercial providers to assist suicides?

Michael Cook | 04 December 2014
It's a logical development of a system like Oregon's, says a bioethicist.

Dutch doctors to approve organ donation euthanasia

Michael Cook | 01 December 2014
It could double the number of organs available every year.

November Archive


The mysticism of Swiss assisted suicide

Michael Cook | 15 November 2014
A stunning documentary gives an insight into the proselytising fervour of assisted suicide activists.

Australian euthanasia doctor battles deregistration

Paul Russell | 14 November 2014
Philip Nitschke is making a stand on the validity of rational suicide.

What do we know about Brittany Maynard’s death?

Michael Cook | 03 November 2014
The tragic death of a vibrant young woman is a parable about the dangers of assisted suicide.

Brittany Maynard decides to live—UPDATED

Michael Cook | 03 November 2014
She's suffering, but not enough to choose death in Oregon with assisted suicide.

The illusion of “peace of mind”

Monique David | 01 November 2014
Assuming total control over the moment of death would be a burden for the rest of one's life.

October Archive


Rejecting euthanasia, respecting the human spirit

Margaret Somerville | 30 October 2014
You don't need to be religious to respect the mystery at the heart of life.

Canada at a deadly crossroads

Physicians’ Alliance against Euthanasia | 16 October 2014
As the Supreme Court prepares to review euthanasia, a group of distinguished doctors warns of serious consequences.

Is there meaning in suffering?

Daniel G. Opperwall | 14 October 2014
Advocates of euthanasia are compassionate, but they miss something: we can find meaning in pain.

There’s no “mushy middle” on euthanasia

Margaret Somerville | 02 October 2014
The Canadian Medical Association is not being honest about its change of policy.

September Archive


This man will die from a lethal injection where they do it best. In Belgium

Michael Cook | 22 September 2014
A prisoner is escaping life in jail by requesting euthanasia.

A compassionate society prevents suicide; it doesn’t promote it

Paul Russell | 11 September 2014
How can we prevent suicide if we are also assisting it?

Belgium’s euthanasia law challenged

Michael Cook | 04 September 2014
Son of euthanased patient alleges conflict of interest.



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