The mysticism of Swiss assisted suicide
A stunning documentary gives an insight into the proselytising fervour of assisted suicide activists.
Australian euthanasia doctor battles deregistration
Philip Nitschke is making a stand on the validity of rational suicide.
What do we know about Brittany Maynard’s death?
The tragic death of a vibrant young woman is a parable about the dangers of assisted suicide.
Brittany Maynard decides to live—UPDATED
She's suffering, but not enough to choose death in Oregon with assisted suicide.
The illusion of “peace of mind”
Assuming total control over the moment of death would be a burden for the rest of one's life.
There’s no “mushy middle” on euthanasia
The Canadian Medical Association is not being honest about its change of policy.
A compassionate society prevents suicide; it doesn’t promote it
How can we prevent suicide if we are also assisting it?
“End of life options”: a young person’s game
People with disabilities feel threatened by moves to legalize killing of those who request it.
Medical homicide: telling it as it is
Today the House of Lords in the British Parliament begins a debate on legalising assisted suicide.
A man who disdains euphemisms
Philip Nitschke is forcing Australians to see how serious assisted suicide is.
Hard cases make bad euthanasia laws
Heart-wrenching stories of people with terminal illness are compelling. But they still don't make a good case.
A recession is no time for assisted suicide, says disabled British peer
Moves to legalise assisted suicide in Britain are a threat to the disabled.
Fact-checking claims of “well regulated euthanasia”
Good ethics must be based on good facts, not hoping for the best.
Death of Welsh academic shows why suicide is the ultimate taboo
Why do advocates of euthanasia always insist that it is not really suicide?
La Force de iFop: France’s bizarre path to euthanasia
A panel of 18 randomly selected citizens takes the heat off President Hollande.
Putting doctors above the law
Lawful euthanasia would follow the model of lawful abortion: no doctors are ever prosecuted.
Tasmania’s push for euthanasia comes under fire
A thoroughly researched report by two academics shoots down the claims of the state's Premier.
Nitschke and Exit must answer questions
The roll out of Exit International and Dr Philip Nitschke’s latest project, the provision of kits that include a nitrogen cylinder to bring about death by suffocation, should ring alarm bells with the Australian public and regulatory authorities.
Euthanasia denied to two paralyzed British men
Two severely paralyzed British men have lost a High Court case to allow doctors to end their lives without fear of prosecution.
Prosecute police, says Dignitas. They stopped our suicide
The Swiss group Dignitas has filed a complaint against the Zurich prosecutor’s office for interrupting an assisted suicide. On August 2, a 67-year-old woman suffering from a genetic disease who weighed only 35 kilos attempted to kill herself at a Dignitas clinic.
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