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Assisted Suicide for Mentally Ill
A Right to Assisted Suicide for the Institutionalized Mentally Ill

Assisted suicide proponents always promise that facilitated death will be offered solely and strictly to the mentally competent. But once a society accepts the premise of euthanasia—that it is acceptable to eliminate suffering by eliminating the sufferer—there is no way to restrict the putative “right...

Europe’s Morality Crisis: Euthanizing the Mentally Ill

Once prohibited — indeed, unthinkable — the euthanasia of people with mental illnesses or cognitive disorders, including dementia, is now a common occurrence in Belgium and the Netherlands. This profoundly troubling fact of modern European life is confirmed by the latest biennial report from Belgium’s Federal...

Adventist Health Statement: End of Life Options Act

The recent passage of California’s End of Life Option Act has raised many questions for physicians, hospitals, pharmacists, social workers and others. After careful consideration, Adventist Health has chosen not to participate under the “death with dignity” legislation in California, or in any...

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...