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Dutch Euthanasia: Going Up

Dutch euthanasia cases have risen 10% in the last year. From the story:A total of 2,331 people made official requests for help with killing themselves under euthanasia legislation last year, a 10% increase on 2007, Nos tv reports on Friday.The figure comes from the annual report published by the . . . . Continue Reading »

Love, Not Killing, is the Answer

With Washington about to vote on I-1000, and the legalization of euthanasia/assisted suicide under serious discussion in Canada, Australia, and soon in California, Arizona, Vermont, Wisconsin, and elsewhere, an article by Rene Leiva, a Canadian palliative care physician, is worth pondering. He . . . . Continue Reading »

Czech Euthanasia Proposal

I visited Prague last year and found the Czech Republic to be a vibrant and beautiful place. (Photo by WJS.) Alas, it seems to be slouching toward accepting euthanasia, and indeed, a legalization proposal is now being promoted in the country. From the story:According to the proposed legislation, . . . . Continue Reading »

Glad She Wasn’t Euthanized

This is a story that should receive much attention. Two years ago a woman with disabilities in India asked to be euthanized. But now, she is glad she is alive. From the story:Two years back Seema Sood longed for death and had even petitioned the President of India for euthanasia. But hope triumphed . . . . Continue Reading »

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