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Assisted Suicide Loses Momentum in 2017
Assisted Suicide Loses Momentum in 2017

[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...

Euthanasia for Alzheimer's Patients? By Wesley J. Smith
Euthanasia for Alzheimer’s Patients?

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...

Dying of Despair

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...

I Want My Doctors to Help Me Live, Not Die

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...

Mentally Ill Woman Euthanized in Canada

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...

Murder by euthanasia: a warning from the Netherlands
Murder by euthanasia: a warning from the Netherlands

  Once you create a situation at law where killing of another person is allowed in certain circumstances, not only will the circumstances in which such killing is endorsed or allowed change over time, but the boundaries, however originally drawn, will be entirely ineffective in providing...