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Oregon Legislation Would Allow Nursing Homes to Starve Dementia Patients

Nora Harris, 64, is in an advanced stage of Alzheimer’s. Although she is conscious, she can no longer use utensils to eat and drink.

Under current Oregon state law, so long as Nora is conscious, her caretakers must offer her food and water and help her to eat and drink. 439 more words

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When Doctors and Judges Turn Murderous

Doctors and judges in Great Britain may kill an innocent baby boy today.

Charlie Gard is ten months old. Like many baby boys, he likes holding his stuffed animal monkey. 809 more words

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Why is a little-known Yale professor's book on death a best seller in South Korea?

Shelly Kagan, a social and political philosophy professor at Yale, is a respected figure in his field. But outside of academia, few Americans have heard of him. 1,003 more words

Eugenics vs Social Biology

Would a government ever use euthanasia as a form of population control? The concept is not so outlandish. The problem governments face is convincing people to accept the idea that the elderly and handicapped are expendable. 194 more words

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Will Guidelines Prevent Abuse of Euthanasia?

So, your country, province or state has struck down the law forbidding Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide. What now?

They may promise government guidelines to prevent abuse, such as: 163 more words

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Physician-assisted suicide in CATHOLIC-run PSYCHIATRIC hospitals

There are no words. I direct our readers to this post from last weekend by Wesley Smith on the National Review’s website describing the decision of a religious order in Belgium that operates 15 psychiatric hospitals with a combined 5,000 beds to permit physician-assisted suicide within their facilities. 450 more words

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How does one write on a topic as controversial as Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide?
Many people are happy that Canada has struck down the law against euthanasia and physician assisted suicide. 166 more words

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