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Western Australia politician presents motion opposing euthanasia, promoting palliative care

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by Alex Schadenberg Mon Apr 14 12:00 EST Comments (2)

Hon Nick Goiran

Today, Hon Nick Goiran, Liberal MLC from the Western Australian Legislative Council, who represents the South Metropolitan region presented the following motion and speech opposing euthanasia and assisted suicide and promoting palliative care.

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Well-funded out-of-state group is pushing assisted suicide in California

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by Alex Schadenberg Wed Apr 09 13:11 EST Comments (1)

An out-of-state special interest group has once again moved into California seeking to push assisted suicide legislation. Despite failed legislative efforts this year in New Hampshire, Connecticut and Massachusetts, Compassion & Choices, formerly…
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The trouble with euthanasia

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by Alex Schadenberg Tue Apr 08 11:58 EST Comments (0)

The recent video promoting the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide, as shown on Vision TV, tells the story of people who want to die by euthanasia.
 
When considering these stories it appears that opposing “assisted death” is…
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We welcome an open debate: the more facts Canadians have on euthanasia, the more they oppose it

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by Alex Schadenberg Thu Mar 27 09:50 EST Comments (1)

Steven Fletcher MP intends to introduce two private members bills to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide. Based on the order of precedence, Mr. Fletcher's euthanasia bills will not have time to be voted-on in parliament. Mr Fletcher has…

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Massachusetts assisted suicide bill is likely dead

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by Alex Schadenberg Thu Mar 20 12:16 EST Comments (0)

Assisted Suicide bill H 1998 in Massachusetts appears to be dead.

The Associated Press is reporting that:

On Tuesday the Public Health Committee recommended the bill be sent to a study committee, a common way of essentially ensuring no action…
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Russia to ban child adoption for Belgians

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by Alex Schadenberg Wed Mar 19 12:01 EST Comments (1)

Cheryl Eckstein, the leader of the Compassionate Healthcare Network sent out an important news story from Russia concerning Belgium extending euthanasia to children.

The Voice of Russia reported on March 9, 2014 stated that:

Russian officials…
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Connecticut assisted suicide House Bill 5326 is likely dead

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by Alex Schadenberg Wed Mar 19 11:34 EST Comments (0)

The Record Journal news in Connecticut is reporting that the assisted suicide bill HB 5326 is unlikely to go to a vote this year. Yesterday the Connecticut General Assembly Public Health Committee held a public hearing on HB 5326.

On March 6,…
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The majority of Connecticut residents do not support assisted suicide

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by Alex Schadenberg Mon Mar 17 11:19 EST Comments (1)

comprehensive poll on assisted suicide done by the Marist polling firm found that the majority of Connecticut residents do not support assisted suicide and a strong majority of Connecticut residents do not consider assisted suicide bill HB 5326…
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Connecticut Gov. Malloy is unlikely to support assisted suicide bill

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by Alex Schadenberg Thu Mar 13 10:36 EST Comments (0)

Gov. Daniel Malloy
Cathy Ludlum
The New Haven Register reported today that Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy opposes assisted suicide. The Connecticut House is debating assisted suicide bill HB 5326, a bill that will have public hearings in the Public Health Committee on Monday…
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New Mexico attorney general appeals assisted suicide lower court decision

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by Alex Schadenberg Wed Mar 12 13:14 EST Comments (1)

Gary King

Today we learned that Gary King, the New Mexico Attorney General, appealed the activist lower court decision that undermined protections for New Mexico citizens from assisted suicide by finding a right to assisted suicide in the New Mexico State…

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British Parliament to have a free vote on assisted suicide

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by Alex Schadenberg Mon Mar 10 11:50 EST Comments (0)

The British media reported that the Conservative government in the UK will allow a free-vote in parliament on assisted suicide.

First: The assisted suicide bill is a private members bill. Usually private members bills are a free vote.
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New Hampshire legislature votes down assisted suicide overwhelmingly

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by Alex Schadenberg Fri Mar 07 12:25 EST Comments (0)

Nancy Elliott, a Euthanasia Prevention Coalition International board member and a former three term New Hampshire state representative led the charge to defeat assisted suicide bill HB 1325 in New Hampshire. 

Nancy Elliott posted the following…
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Arizona House passes bill for prosecuting assisted suicide

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by Alex Schadenberg Fri Feb 28 10:36 EST Comments (0)

The Associated Press has reported that an Arizona bill designed to make it easier to prosecute cases of assisted suicide passed on the Arizona House on Tuesday. The article stated:

Republican Rep. Justin Pierce of Mesa says his bill will make it…
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Quebec euthanasia Bill 52 may die

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by Alex Schadenberg Mon Feb 24 12:56 EST Comments (1)

It is possible that Quebec's euthanasia Bill 52 will not go to a vote before the Parti Québécois (PQ) government calls an election. If an election is called, Bill 52 will be dead.

On Thursday, February 20, the Quebec National Assembly left for…

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Belgium’s child euthanasia ‘safeguards’ will be flagrantly abused

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by Alex Schadenberg Fri Feb 14 11:02 EST Comments (6)

The Belgian Chamber of Deputies approved the extension of euthanasia to children by a vote of 86 to 44 today. This bill was approved without first addressing the abuse of the Belgian euthanasia law.

Let's be clear, abuse of the euthanasia law…

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