Tags » Assisted Suicide

Is Ohio Getting in the #DeathPanel business?

The short answer is YES. And so is the long answer from a so-called prolife State Senator:

“The bill, sponsored by Sen. Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, would create the Medical Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST), … 310 more words


Bulka: Assisted-dying debate not just about religious values, but universal ones

As we wade deeper into the turbulent waters of physician-assisted death, the issue of any religion imposing its values on Canada becomes more contentious.

Personally, I agonize over this. 647 more words


Book reviews: Me Before You and After You

I decided to review these two books together because After You is the sequel to Me Before You. The books are written by Jojo Moyes and the first book is being made into a movie, which is currently being promoted quite a bit. 928 more words

Book Review

Loewen: Opposition's job is as tough as Trudeau's

The prime minister’s first six months have been a whirlwind of activity. There will be no let-up in the next year. We should hope that the opposition parties – both leaderless and occasionally listless – can find a way to hold the government to greater account. 639 more words


Why Are Suicide Rates Climbing after Years of Decline?

After years of declines, the US suicide rate rose 24% over 15 years according to a new report from the national Centers for Disease on suicide rates in the US from 1999-2014.  596 more words

Medical Ethics

Writing from trauma

I am taking a break from my novel set on the Camino. The ms was never intended to be autobiographical though it drew on my experiences and encounters walking across France on the Via Podiensis and across Spain on the Camino and drew on a personal interest in dying with dignity and assisted suicide. 197 more words