February Archive


Colombia may finalize euthanasia law in March

Sabrina Martín | 21 February 2015
Constitutional Court gives health ministry 30 days to issue regulations.

Caution: language change ahead

Michael Cook | 16 February 2015
Right-to-die activists want to create a cuddly word for assisted suicide.

Waiting for the goalposts to move

Sean Murphy | 11 February 2015
Doctors who are unwilling to participate in assisted suicide have justifiable fears of being forced to refer.

Canadians should brace for the coming tsunami

Johanne Brownrigg | 11 February 2015
Now that assisted suicide has been effectively legalized, what comes next?

Canada’s supreme court strikes down ban on assisted suicide

Michael Cook | 07 February 2015
Will it have a knock-on effect south of the border?

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.



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