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Robert Fulford: Controlling death, and final days

Rushing toward the future, opening new horizons of knowledge at every turn, modern medicine has delivered not only uncounted benefits to the world but also a grave and intractable problem: Often doctors save a life but leave a patient to endure months or years of suffering. 733 more words

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Is Canada ready for assisted suicide?

This past week, the Supreme Court of Canada has been hearing an appeal by the BC Civil Liberties Association that could grant terminally ill Canadians the right to assisted suicide. 746 more words



Our small group has been studying the Heidelberg Catechism, using a book called Body and Soul by Craig Barnes. The first question alone makes the catechism worthwhile. 438 more words

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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