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Cancer-free former Marine continues to fight assisted suicide

J.J. Hanson is no stranger to battle, and some significant battles he has won.

The Marine veteran beat cancer, perhaps his biggest victory. He recently saw legislation that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide in New York State die in committee.  425 more words

Euthanasia

Killing Off Grandpa [Part 1]: The Ambiguity of Emotivism

That awkward moment when an old person is taking forever to fumble through his wallet to find his credit card in the express checkout lane at the supermarket, as photos of his grandchildren and his AARP card fall to the ground *rolls eyes*; that other awkward moment when your friend’s eighty-two year old aunt is forty-five minutes into the story of how she met her husband in high school, and has not even begun to get close to “the really good part [!]”. 1,598 more words

If We're So Smart, Why Aren't We Sane?

September 10, 2016

by Kookie the Shrink
an alter ego of katharineotto.wordpress.com
President, Chair, and CEO, Psychiatrists for Sanity
(and so far the only member) 601 more words

Buddhism, Suicide and the End-Of-Life Debate

On 17 June 2016, the Parliament of Canada passed a bill legalizing assisted dying. Canada joins a small group of nations, including Switzerland, Japan, the Netherlands, Colombia and Albania, that has legalized assisted suicide. 1,768 more words

Buddhism

Another Heartbreaking, Death Imposing Decision from SCOTUS

On Monday in a 5-3 decision, the US Supreme Court struck down parts of Texas House Bill 2, the abortion law that required abortion clinics to meet similar standards as outpatient surgery centers and that required abortionists to have admitting privileges in a nearby hospital. 528 more words

Culture

Pharmacists Coerced By The State To Kill Human Life

Sad news for the pharmacy profession today. The Supreme Court just refused to hear the Stormans v. Wiseman case. This in effect allows states to create laws which: 1) force pharmacists to distribute medications in situations that violate their conscience (both non-religious and religious); 2) force businesses to stock and sell certain products against the moral convictions (both non-religious and religious) of the business owners. 581 more words

Politics