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Dear Friends, It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that JJ Hanson, PRAF President, passed away on December 30 peacefully at home surrounded by his family and their love.  The world and our cause have lost a courageous, charismatic and inspirational leader whose...

For countries, such as Australia, that are debating the legalization of euthanasia, they need to realize that once Canada legalized "assisted death" that tremendous pressure now exists to expand the scope of the law. By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Kathryn Blaze Baum wrote an article for...

Three years ago, Brittany Maynard’s viral video launched the issue of medically assisted suicide into the national spotlight. But while advocates have notched a few wins since then, they’ve also run up against some strong, bipartisan resistance. By Paige Winfield Cunningham - The Washington Post Two states...

[caption id="attachment_459" align="aligncenter" width="646"] Assisted Suicide Loses Momentum in 2017[/caption]   Alaska: HB 54 - held in committee without action; Arizona: HB 2336 – died in committee; Connecticut: H.B. No. 6024, HB 6238 – died in committee; Delaware: HB 160 – passed in committee, not scheduled for...

By Wesley J. Smith The medically vulnerable have rarely been in greater jeopardy. Alzheimer’s disease patients are at particular risk. In a recent poll from Quebec—where lethal-injection euthanasia is legal—a chilling 72 percent of caregivers favor permitting Alzheimer’s patients to be euthanized, even if the afflicted...

On November 4, 2014, ­­sixteen-year-old Cameron Lee, a popular, athletic, straight-A student at Henry M. Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California, leapt in front of a commuter train. His suicide note provided no clear reason for his act; there were no apparent signs of...

Patients Rights Action Fund | I Want My Doctors to Help Me Live, Not Die Published by the Wall Street Journal on July 6th, 2017 By J.J. Hanson Aggressive brain cancer is trying to end my life. The best doctors in the world are racing to find a...

I did a radio interview yesterday warning that I expected Canada to, one day, allow euthanasia as a “treatment” for serious mental illness. Today, I find out it already happened. A court apparently allowed a mentally ill woman to be euthanized. by WESLEY J. SMITH April...