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Cancer-free former Marine continues to fight assisted suicide

J.J. Hanson is no stranger to battle, and some significant battles he has won.

The Marine veteran beat cancer, perhaps his biggest victory. He recently saw legislation that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide in New York State die in committee.  425 kata lagi


Family solidarity key in assisted death, says wife of Alberta's first legal patient

At the end, Hugh Wallace still remembered there were 43,560 square feet in an acre.

Surrounded by family on April 19, just before a lethal cocktail was administered to legally end his life, making him the first Albertan to do so in this province, his son asked him the question he feared he may one day not be able to answer. 526 kata lagi

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Dissenting Catholics embrace Hillary

By Tom Quiner

The Catholic vote is significant in every election.

Republicans have won the Catholic vote in eight of the last eleven presidential elections. But in this cycle, Hillary Clinton has a huge lead over Donald Trump among Catholics, by as much as 25 points in some polls. 286 kata lagi



I hope we don’t, but if we do at least I know where my life-jacket is.  I have never been in a seaplane and I have never survived a crash landing.  397 kata lagi

Ethical Implications of Switching Off a Pacemaker

On the 24th of September, the BBC reported the story Nina Adamowicz. Nina, a 72 year old lady with an Implantable Pulse Generator (IPG) who, after having the device for almost 20 years, has requested it be switched off. 576 kata lagi

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Two dozen Albertans have had medically assisted deaths since June

As many as four Albertans every week are ending their lives with the aid of a physician since federal legislation enshrining it as a right came into force in June. 983 kata lagi

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In Canada, Cardinal Eijk shares experience on reality of legalised assisted suicide

As the Canadian bishops are meeting for their annual plenary, they heard on Monday from Cardinal Wim Eijk. The Archbishop of Utrecht was invited because of his being a medical ethicist and physician, and presented “a reflection on the social and cultural impact of legalized assisted suicide and euthanasia in The Netherlands and beyond”.  70 kata lagi