Category: Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide

Robert Latimer granted full parole

Many apologies to the readers of this blog for the lack of posts but I’m in exam mode and studying is hectic. While I try to survive pharmacy school here is a news report from CTV about the Robert Latimer

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“A Society Where Moral Values Differ”

I don’t know about you, but the prospect of people not only claiming, but rejoicing in a society where people’s “fundamental moral principles differ” scares me. And yet sadly that is the very society we seem to live in. Let us

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CBC needs new editors

CBC reported earlier in September that MP Francine Lalonde will not be running for re-election due to bone cancer. I pray she fights this disease as she did in the past. However, one part of the article struck me: Lalonde

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Two Visions of Life

A recent article in the National Post attracted my attention earlier this week, and its been on my mind ever since. Professor John Zucchi excellently presents what I think is a remarklably innovative yet most effective outlook on the Euthanasia debate. Whenever

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“My Life, my death, my choice” revisited

Back in December, Blaise wrote a great post about euthanasia and some of the common arguments. One of the arguments for euthanasia is “it’s my life, my death, my freedom, my choice”. Well, it seems the pro-euthanasia crowd is now

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My Name is Teague

Here is a letter I found surfing the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition website: My Name is Teague My name is Teague. I am eleven years old, and have really severe cerebral palsy. The Latimer case in Saskatchewan has caused me a

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Alex Schadenberg: Five Reasons Why People Devalue the Elderly

We haven’t written about Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide for a while, but Alex Schadenberg does so tirelessly at the Euthansia Prevention Coalition blog. The post I wanted to highlight is actually written by Kitty Holman, 5 Reasons Why People Devalue

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On the good of patients and the good of society

I ran across this article, which is a critique of this article in the Huffington Post. As a brief synopsis, the case of Mr. Betancourt, who was left in a vegetative state after cancer surgery is considered. The team of

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UK Doctor Hastened Patients Deaths

This is disgusting: A GP cleared of murdering three patients has admitted hastening their deaths and those of dozens of others in his care, including his own son… out of “Christian compassion.” You know the rest of the article isn’t

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Form Minnesota Nurse charged in Canadian Student’s Suicide

We’ve written about the William Melchert-Dinkel case before, but now he’s actually been charged. U.S. authorities have charged a former nurse from Minnesota with attempting to talk Carleton University student Nadia Kajouji into killing herself. Kajouji, 18, who was from

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