Tag: Euthenasia

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Assisted Death may be a Cruel Death

Source: Alex Schadenberg Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionReprinted with permission. Dr Joel Zivot who is an assistant professor of anesthesiology/critical care at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, was published today in Medpage Today explaining, based on the pharmacology, how an assisted death happens. Alex Schadenberg writes: “I have written on…

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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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Hope Ireland Webinar

Hope Ireland is a coalition of medical professionals and disability rights advocates who aim to bring informed perspectives to the debate around euthanasia and assisted suicide in Ireland. Listen to a conversation about Euthanasia & Assisted Dying featuring guests: Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Professor Des O’Neill and Dr Sinéad Donnelly.