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Malhotra and Lieffers: Assisted dying? Let's talk about accessible living first

Since the Supreme Court of Canada’s “Carter” decision finding the prohibition on assisted dying to be unconstitutional, disability rights advocates have devoted considerable time and energy to debating and publicizing this multifaceted issue. 626 more words


NY Laws Banning Assisted Suicide Ruled Constitutional

From Ed Mechman, Esq., Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York:

Yesterday, there was an important victory in the courts. The Appellate Division in Manhattan (our intermediate appeals court) ruled that New York’s laws against assisted suicide did not violate the NYS Constitution, and were thus valid and enforceable. 107 more words

Physician-Assisted Suicide

Canada's Extreme Assisted Suicide Measure Should Be Warning to Americans, Activist Says

The physician-assisted suicide bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed last year will take effect in June, and some 30 U.S. states are considering legalizing the practice this year. 626 more words


Death with dignity should be a fundamental human right

Lindsey Bever of the Washington Post wrote on Friday,

One gunshot.

Then another.

Within minutes, a prominent death-with-dignity advocate was shot dead along with his ailing wife in an assisted living center in Florida.

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Canadian PM Once Opposed to Assisted Suicide Now Working to Make it Legal

A bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide throughout Canada is likely to pass, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party holds a strong majority in the House of Commons. 535 more words


Canada & Physician Assisted Suicide


Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, introduced legislation in the Canadian Parliament this morning (4/14/2016) which would allow physician assisted suicide.  Bill C-14, introduced in the… 43 more words

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Physician-Assisted Suicide & Palliative Care: A Brief Update

Reposted from the CABC website:  http://baptist-atlantic.ca/news/physician-assisted-suicide-palliative-care-a-brief-update/

Physician-Assisted Suicide/Death is a watershed issue for Canadian society. But it is also an incredible opportunity for Canadian Christians (and churches) to offer their communities a different perspective on life, death, dignity, suffering, community and worship. 1,128 more words