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How did we get here?

I have moments in life, when it truly grieves me to see the direction on which society is heading. Last night was one of those times. 691 more words


Physician-assisted dying will hurt medical profession, ethicist argues

Physician-assisted dying will weaken fundamental respect for life and inflict lasting damage on medicine and law, a respected medical ethicist warned parliamentarians Thursday.

Doctors and other health-care providers should be banned altogether from practising euthanasia and assisted suicide, Dr. 877 more words


Let Me Live

Mind going mile-a-minute these days which has been a welcome adrenaline-rush to the sluggish past few months of daily headaches and nausea.  What I’ve been thinking about? 980 more words


Committee begins look at complexities of assisted-dying legislation

The clock on the parliamentary committee room wall marched relentlessly forward on Monday, as the politicians huddled below slowly waded into the intense swirl of right-to-die issues they must decide before Feb. 572 more words


Disability Rights Groups Oppose NY Assisted Suicide Legislation

As the work of the 2016 New York State Legislature begins, disability rights advocates came to Albany Tuesday to educate policymakers about the practical dangers inherent in bills to legalize assisted suicide. 55 more words

Physician-Assisted Suicide

Joint committee on doctor-assisted suicide to hold first meeting Monday

OTTAWA – The joint parliamentary committee that’s examining the divisive issue of doctor-assisted death has scheduled its first meeting for next Monday.

A list of 11 MPs who will sit on the panel was released Tuesday. 197 more words


Physician assisted death

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”  (William Shakespeare)

“A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.” (Gertrude Stein) 537 more words