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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....

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...

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...

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...

by Wesley J Smith - April 1, 2016 Shallow are the souls that have forgotten how to shudder. —Leon Kass The ethics of medicine aren’t what they used to be. Sanctity of life? That’s so passé. The Hippocratic Oath? Fuggettaboudit! The modern healthcare system is expected to embrace...

[caption id="attachment_340" align="alignleft" width="380"] Brad Harris (inset) founded and owns Novus Health Care Services, Inc., according to state records. (KXAS-TV)[/caption] By Scott Gordon, KXAS-TV (NBC5), Dallas, Texas The owner of a Frisco medical company regularly directed nurses to overdose hospice patients with drugs such as morphine to speed...

It also upends ideologies. Liberals may find themselves opposed, as they should be.  By Charles Camosy - Commentary appearing March 15, 2016 in the Star Tribune On Wednesday, the Minnesota Senate’s Health, Human Services and Housing Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on a measure called...

By Alex Schadenberg Executive Director - Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Thursday, March 3, 2016 - Swissinfo reported that there were 782 assisted suicide deaths at the Exit suicide clinic in 2015 up from 583 assisted suicide deaths in 2014. In 2014, the total number of assisted suicide deaths in Switzerland, including...

  For Immediate Release March 3, 2016 Contact: Tim Rosales, 929.244.3297 Assisted Suicide Proponents Kick Off 2016 with Rejections in MD, NJ, IA, UT, AZ & CO New Jersey Democratic Senator Peter Barnes, “There was never a groundswell of support…” Princeton, NJ – Since mounting a multi-million dollar national campaign beginning...

By Joey Bunch - The Denver Post Colorado’s physician-assisted suicide bill, the proposed End of Life Options Act, faced long odds a long time before Wednesday morning, but it was a rare move for House Democrats to move it off the calendar before any floor debate.Democrats didn’t have...

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