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MY VIEW: Give us better care for the living, not aid in dying

Assisted suicide bills have been failing consistently in progressive states like New York, Massachusetts, Maryland and Connecticut. New Yorkers are seeing through the euphemisms and misinformation of proponents. Articles like Bonnie Kraham's call what Jack Kevorkian did "care." Assisted suicide proponents claim that this is...

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...

The Dangers of Abandoning the Terminally Ill in Suicide Prevention

By Wesley J. Smith -- Have you noticed that suicide prevention campaigns these days don’t mention assisted suicide? Perhaps they don’t want to court controversy, or perhaps organizers have swallowed the notion that the suicide of the terminally ill isn’t really suicide—it’s “death with dignity.” Whatever...

Kill Our Patients
Why Are They Trying to Make Us Kill Our Patients?

I am an oncologist/hematologist who has been practicing in California, primarily at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, for 39 years. It has been my privilege to have treated and cared for more than 16,000 patients with cancer or blood diseases and to have provided pain relief...

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...

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...

Assisted Suicide Victory in New York Appellate Division
Assisted Suicide Victory in New York Appellate Division

A clear and welcome ruling came down Tuesday, May 3rd, from the NY Appellate Division in an assisted suicide case in which NDY filed a friend-of-the-court brief joined by ten other national and state disability organizations. The Court found no constitutional right to assisted suicide....

Dutch paediatricians seek child euthanasia
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...