It’s been a busy time in Australia. In the past week the Yes vote triumphed in the same-sex-marriage poll and New South Wales’ Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill, recently introduced into the Legislative Council, went down by a single vote. 1,140 more words
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OTTAWA – Only a tiny percentage of Canadians who’ve received medical assistance to end their lives has chosen to self-administer a lethal drug cocktail.
But that could change now that secobarbital – the drug most commonly used for assisted suicide in other countries – is available in Canada. 739 more words
Although physician-assisted suicide is consistently portrayed in major media as just a matter of taking some pills and peacefully going to sleep and die, a November 9, 2017 article titled… 758 more words
Article shared from HOPE-Preventing Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide website (www.noeuthanasia.org.au)
On 19 September 2017, just two days before assisted suicide bills (euphemistically called Voluntary Assisted Dying bills) were introduced respectively into the New South Wales Legislative Council and the Victorian Legislative Assembly, the American College of Physicians published its updated position paper on 1,464 more words
In a recent letter to the editor in the Wall Street Journal, Dr. David Grube, national medical director of Compassion and Choices, defended physician-assisted suicide… 570 more words