Euthanasia


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.

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.

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.

Belgium’s euthanasia law challenged

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

Don’t like nursing homes? The Dutch have a solution for you

Paul Russell | 29 August 2014
How does euthanasia sound?

“End of life options”: a young person’s game

Audrey D. Cole | 01 August 2014
People with disabilities feel threatened by moves to legalize killing of those who request it.

Medical homicide: telling it as it is

Jacqueline Laing | 18 July 2014
Today the House of Lords in the British Parliament begins a debate on legalising assisted suicide.

We were wrong, says former regulator of Dutch euthanasia

Theo Boer | 17 July 2014
Euthanasia is becoming a ‘default’ mode of dying for cancer patients.

Lord Carey’s suicide mission

Laura Perrins | 15 July 2014
A former Archbishop of Canterbury gets everything wrong about assisted suicide.

A man who disdains euphemisms

Paul Russell | 08 July 2014
Philip Nitschke is forcing Australians to see how serious assisted suicide is.

Killing Me Softly: a New Zealand report on euthanasia

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 July 2014
This, plus some rollicking debates on TV, would give us a better informed public.

“Yes” to euthanasia brings a seismic shift in values

Margaret Somerville | 10 June 2014
Why don’t most Quebec politicians recognize the momentousness of this decision?

Quebec legalises euthanasia

Michael Cook | 06 June 2014
In the end it passed easily, by a vote of 94 to 22.

Deacon arrested over Belgian euthanasia deaths

Paul Russell | 06 June 2014
Breaking news from a number of sources says that Belgian police have charged a 57-year-old man with 10 cases of illegal euthanasia.

Why would a euthanasia practitioner tour Auschwitz?

Kevin Fitzpatrick and Tom Mortier | 15 May 2014
Belgium's foremost booster and chair of the national regulator has organised a tour.

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