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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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Bill C-384 Squashed; Euthanasia Prevention Coalition now focusing on how Canadians can live with dignity

We’re a little late in posting the news, but Bill C-384 was defeated by a vote of 228-59. Alex Schadenberg and the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition aren’t stopping with this victory though. We are working to turn the debate on this

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Parliament Debates Bill C-384 and Motion 388

A few weeks ago, the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition covered two important parliamentary debates on their blog. First, the debate on Bill C-384 (to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide) didn’t go so well for Francine Lalonde. Parliamentary procedure states that a

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Canadian Medical Association Opposes Bill C-384

The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition reports: The Canadian Medical Association sent a letter to Members of Parliament today explaining why they oppose Bill C-384, the bill that would legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada. The message was straight forward and

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Euthanasia Prevention Coalition: context is key for polling

Alex Schadenberg, President of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, highlights all sorts of problems with recent polls in Quebec suggesting that a majority of Canadians support legalizing euthanasia. The problem is that the issue is often presented in polls as a

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An analysis of Bill C-384 from the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition

Alex Schadenberg has a great analysis of Bill C-384 over at the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition blog. It’s very detailed for anyone interested in the specific problems with the bill, but I’ll just post the summary: Society cannot legislate autonomy and

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