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This blogpost from Paul Russell addresses Australia’s most recent euthanasia-related controversy: http://blog.noeuthanasia.org.au/2014/07/at-last-we-wake-up-to-dr-death.html Russell states that tolerance of any suicide sends a very mixed message such that, “Suicide should be prevented, except, perhaps, you know, when you’re really ill or dying; or maybe when you’re very old; or maybe when disability makes your life really difficult. […]

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Alex Schadenberg’s Response to the Charge that We Who Oppose Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia are Playing on People’s Irrational Fears

The proponents of assisted suicide and euthanasia like to denigrate the concerns of we who are opposed by saying they irrational.  Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia was obviously fed up when he wrote this letter to the Windsor (Ontario) Star.  We feel the same way he does, and we love this letter. <http://www.windsorstar.com/Howling+over+assisted+death/8781467/story.html>http://www.windsorstar.com/Howling+over+assisted+death/8781467/story.html ‘Howling’ over […]

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Canadian Doctor: “It is astounding that we are courting physician-assisted dying, something the ancient Greeks rejected over 2,500 years ago.”

Re: It’s Not Suicide, June 18.   It is tragic that people with terminal illnesses, like Gloria Taylor, have concluded that physician-assisted death is the only way to relieve their suffering. Excellent palliative care is available in this country, so no one needs to fear dying in excruciating pain or indignity. Before Hippocrates, a physician […]

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