Author: Mike Froncek

03 Sep Euthanasia tourism on the rise in Belgium

By Xavier Symons --  A rising number of “euthanasia tourists” are flocking to Belgium to end their lives, according to doctors in the country. Last year 2023 people were medically killed in Belgium, more than double the figure of five years earlier. Of these, many appear to...

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06 Jul New Mexico Supreme Court Rules Against Constitutional Right To Assisted Suicide

New Mexico Supreme Court Rules Against Constitutional Right To Assisted Suicide | Not Dead Yet // 3e3;case"diversity":return g.fillText(h(55356,57221),0,0),c=g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data,d=c[0]+","+c[1]+","+c[2]+","+c[3],g.fillText(h(55356,57221,55356,57343),0,0),c=g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data,e=c[0]+","+c[1]+","+c[2]+","+c[3],d!==e;case"simple":return g.fillText(h(55357,56835),0,0),0!==g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data[0];case"unicode8":return g.fillText(h(55356,57135),0,0),0!==g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data[0]}return!1}function e(a){var c=b.createElement("script");c.src=a,c.type="text/javascript",b.getElementsByTagName("head")[0].appendChild(c)}var f,g,h,i;for(i=Array("simple","flag","unicode8","diversity"),c.supports={everything:!0,everythingExceptFlag:!0},h=0;h // In a unanimous opinion issued June 30, 2016, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled in the Morris v. Brandenburg case...

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28 Jun The first legal case to expand euthanasia in Canada

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition — The BC Civil Liberties Association has wasted no time in launching the first legal challenge to Canada’s recently passed euthanasia and assisted suicide law. Globe and Mail reporter Laura Stone informs us that the BC Civil Liberties...

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Dutch paediatricians seek child euthanasia

02 May Dutch paediatricians seek child euthanasia

Government to fund study - Michael Cook | May 2 2016 The Dutch Health Minister, Edith Schippers, has earmarked almost 400,000 Euros for a study of whether to expand eligibility for euthanasia to children between 1 and 12. At the moment, children under 1 may be killed...

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Depression and Suicide

29 Apr Luke’s Story: Every Suicide is Tragic

You don’t discourage suicide by assisting suicide. “Every suicide is tragic – whether you’re old or young, healthy or sick, your life is worth living,” says Luke Maxwell, 19, who survived an attempt to take his own life.   Patients' Rights Action Fund...

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22 Apr U.S. Suicide Rate Surges to a 30-Year High

By SABRINA TAVERNISE - APRIL 22, 2016 - The New York Times WASHINGTON — Suicide in the United States has surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, a federal data analysis has found, with increases in every age group except older adults. The rise was particularly...

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