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The Netherlands to extend euthanasia to children.

Source: Euthanasia Prevention Coalition via alexschadenberg.blogspot.comReprinted with permission By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Last week I wrote that the Netherlands government was debating expanding the euthanasia law to include children (1 – 12). The Dutchnews.nl reported that Dutch Health Minister, Hugo de Jonge announced that the Dutch government will amend…

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Confused Kiwis line up to vote on a euthanasia law

By Carolyn Moynihan via mercatornet.comReprinted with permission Among the roadside billboards canvassing votes for political parties and their candidates in New Zealand’s triennial election on October 17 is one announcing starkly: “LETHAL DOSE with NO assessment for coercion required.” Below that it asks: “Is the End of Life Choice Act…

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Patients can no longer assume that doctors are committed to protecting life.

Source: alexschadenberg.blogspot.comReprinted with permission By Gordon Friesen.http://www.euthanasiediscussion.net/ Throughout the long Canadian discussions, court cases, and legislative compromises, which eventually resulted in mandating physician “assisted” death, there has often been a comfortable tendency for people to think that euthanasia is merely another clinical procedure; that its influence could be restricted to…

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Claire Freeman was encouraged to consider assisted suicide.

Author: Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.Reprinted with permission. Claire Freeman was encouraged by the suicide outreach clinic to consider assisted suicide. An article published by Brinkwire news tells the story of Claire Freeman (41), a New Zealand woman who was paralysed at the age of 17 after being injured…