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60 Minutes on Assisted Suicide

The most recent episode of CBS’s 60 Minutes featured a story about assisted suicide.

Here is how it began:

A young woman with brain cancer named…

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Euthanasia, Brittany Maynard, and Why God Ordained Assisted Suicide

If you have been paying attention to the news, then you probably have heard of the increasing push to legalize euthanasia and of Brittany Maynard, who has become the unofficial poster child for euthanasia. 2,959 more words


Death with Dignity

I am sure that if you have stumbled across this blog post you are either aware of the story of Brittany Maynard or have heard of the newer health reform – Death with Dignity. 1,229 more words

Terminally Ill Woman, 29, Reflects on Ending Her Life in 11 Days

Brittany Maynard, the woman who has chosen November 1 as the day she will die, recently spoke to People and wrote a blog post expressing appreciation for the support she has received over the past few weeks. 445 more words


Alleviating Suffering by Death

The topic of euthanasia is a difficult and challenging one. And so I proceed with great caution.

Many Christians have equated euthanasia with suicide. Suicide is self-murder. 2,692 more words


'Harlem Kevorkian' Re-Sentenced In Death Of Motivational Speaker

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — After being convicted of helping a motivational speaker kill himself, a man known as the “Harlem Kevorkian” received a revised sentence on Monday. 425 more words


Right-to-die campaigner's daughter: 'Law does not need to be changed'

The daughter of an 86-year-old woman who starved herself to death said she did not believe the law should be changed to support assisted suicide. Bronwen Davies admitted that she was “very shocked and very upset” about Jean Davies’s decision to end her life. 46 more words