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Time-for-you-to-die bill gets a second chance

A contentious proposal that would allow doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally ill patients cleared its first hurdle on Tuesday, advancing from a special Assembly health committee by a bipartisan vote of 10-2. 10 more words

Sacramento Update

Quebec doctors to receive 'euthanasia kits'

WATCH ABOVE: Doctors will soon receive standardized kits that will allow them to carry out assisted suicides as part Quebec’s right-to-die law. Howard Cohen reports. 136 more words

Canada

The value of accepting suffering

One of the most inspirational people I have ever met came in the form of a very fragile woman, Alison Davis.

What a grace and wonderful moment to meet her and her devoted caregiver of more than twenty years, Colin Harte.   604 more words

Pro-life

A medic's reflections on palliative care and assisted suicide

How people die remains in the memory of those who live on.” – Dame Cecily Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement.

During the last two months of my fifth year “Community Care” medical placement, I have had the precious opportunity to spend time with palliative care patients and physicians. 728 more words

Pawn shop sells Jack Kevorkian's assisted suicide van

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A pawn shop owner has sold an old Volkswagen van that was used by assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.

Les Gold tells Detroit radio station WWJ that he sold the van Friday to TV paranormal investigator Zak Bagans for more than $30,000. 65 more words

National / World

Pawn shop sells Jack Kevorkian's assisted suicide van

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A pawn shop owner has sold an old Volkswagen van that was used by assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.

Les Gold tells Detroit radio station… 81 more words

News

Recent Studies Show Assisted Suicide on the Rise

From New Eastern Outlook, by Janet C. Phelan, Aug 2015

The assisted suicide fever is sweeping the globe. Country after country has been considering AS legislation, and a number of nations have already passed such legislation into law.  926 more words

Euthanasia