Archive for the ‘Suicide Tourism’ Category

Even CBS Sees a Relationship Between Assisted Suicide and Murder

Well it appears that our little state has had a moment of fame, being, not exactly featured, but still very important, in this week’s episode of a tv series.  It was not, as we might expect, Vermont’s quaint villages, pristine ski slopes, and bed and breakfasts that played a part in the show. It was […]

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Assisted Suicide or Euthanasia on Demand, for Any Reason You Want It, is Already Happening

The following is a translation of an article in today’s Corriere della Sera,  an Italian newspaper based in Milan (http://corrieredelveneto.corriere.it/veneto/notizie/cronaca/2014/20-febbraio-2014/i-parenti-denunciano-scomparsa-lei-aveva-scelto-eutanasia-svizzera-2224102460). The agonized relatives had been searching for days, ending by denouncing her disappearance to the carabinieri.  But she, Oriella Cazzanello, a lady of 85 from Arzignano, had chosen to say goodbye to life in silence, […]

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How Vermont Will Become a Suicide Tourist Destination

Even before Vermont’s assisted suicide bill was signed into law yesterday, Boston radio station WBUR’s Commonhealth blog was asking the question:  “Can We Go There to Die?” (http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2013/05/assisted-suicide-vermont). The answer to that question, apparently, is yes.  Here’s what the article says (we put the relevant line in boldface for emphasis: I sent a query to […]

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