TORONTO, May 30, 2013 (Alex Schadenberg) - A study entitled: Parental Perceptions of Forgoing Artificial Nutrition and Hydration (FANH) During End-of-Life Care was published in the journal Pediatrics in its May 5, 2013, edition concerning the…Continue Reading »
OTTAWA, May 30, 2013 (Alex Schadenberg) - On Wednesday, Global News has published another one-sided article concerning assisted suicide. The article is connected to a one-sided poll that asks: Should doctor-assisted suicide be legal?
The options…Continue Reading »
The media is promoting the sad story of Susan Griffiths, a Winnipeg Manitoba woman who decided to die at the Dignitas suicide clinic in Switzerland. Griffiths has Multiple System Atrophy, a condition that will leave her significantly disabled…Continue Reading »
Recent studies concerning the Belgian euthanasia law found that: 32% of the assisted deaths are done without request and 47% of the assisted deaths go unreported in the Flanders region of Belgium. Another recent study found that even though nurses…Continue Reading »
A Canadian Medical Association survey found that 16% of 2125 doctors who completed a survey would be willing to euthanize a patient, if legal, while 44% said that they would refuse requests for euthanasia. 26% of the doctors were unsure how they…Continue Reading »
January 8, 2013 (AlexSchadenberg) - A recent poll indicates that 55% of Americans support assisted suicide. The poll that was conducted by NPR, from October 1 - 11, 2012, asked 3000 respondents two questions:
1. Should Physician-Assisted Suicide be…Continue Reading »
Ballot Question 2 (assisted suicide) was defeated in Massachusetts on November 6 by a vote of 51.1% to 48.9%. This is a huge victory considering the fact that the polling in June 2012 indicated that 68% of the people in Massachusetts supported…Continue Reading »
Massachusetts citizens will be making a momentus decision on November 6, that being whether or not to legalize assisted suicide (Question 2). Question 2 would legalize assisted suicide in a manner that is flawed, dangerous, irresponsible and simply…Continue Reading »
An article written by Rochelle Baker and published in the Abbotsford Times entitled: Abbotsford man convicted of manslaughter now accused of steering woman to suicide, reports that Kenneth William Carr (53) has been charged with counselling a person…Continue Reading »
On September 27, New Jersey Assemblyman, John J. Burzichelli, introduced what he refers to as the “New Jersey Death with Dignity Act,” a bill that is a “Oregon Style” assisted suicide bill.
This bill is designed to be debated and voted on by the…Continue Reading »