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Life issues around abortion, euthanasia, etc.

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Are people who are declared Brain Dead – always dead?

Source: Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionReprinted with permission. Brain death is a controversial topic. Many people have received a life-saving organ donation from a person who was declared brain dead. This article does not question organ donation but it does question whether determinations of brain death are always accurate […]

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Vancouver doctor has killed more than 400 people by euthanasia, also supports MAiD for mental illness.

Source: Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Reprinted with permission. A Vancouver doctor who operates a euthanasia clinic has killed more than 400 people since legalization. A recent article promoting euthanasia for mental illness alone states that Dr Ellen Wiebe has killed more than 400 people by euthanasia for physical reasons […]

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British Inquest concludes that social media contributed to the death of a London teenager.

Source: Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A British Coroners Inquest into the death of 14-year-old Molly Russell concluded that social media content had contributed to her death. A British Medical Journal (BMJ) article by Clare Dyer stated: Coroner Andrew Walker ruled that the harmful material had contributed to 14 year […]

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Assisted Suicide Is Not About Autonomy; It Is A Symptom of Systems Which Deny Autonomy To Sick And Disabled People

Source: Reprinted with permission by Alex Schadenberg, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. This article was first published as a guest blog by the disability rights group Not Dead Yet on August 8, 2022 By Kathleen Nicole O’Neal On June 16, 2022, a forty-four-year-old Italian citizen named Federico Carboni became the first patient in the history […]

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Commodification Chronicles: Black Friday discounts on babies from Ukraine

Source: Michael Cook via mercatornet.com. It’s Black Friday in Kiev! The Ukrainian clinic BioTexCom is offering 3% off!!!!! on its surrogacy and fertility packages. The discount deal runs from November 15 to November 26. An all-inclusive VIP surrogacy package will cost only 1,947€ (US$2,200); a “Perfect Chance” IVF package only 447€ ($500). […]