Category Archives: Euthanasia

The slippery slope of euthanasia and assisted suicide

The Québec government’s Bill 52 does not restrict euthanasia to the terminally ill. It would allow people who have a serious and incurable illness, who “suffer from an advanced state of irreversible decline in capability” or those who are in … Continue reading

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Quebec Euthanasia Bill

  Life Canada, the national educational pro-life organization issued a press release yesterday concerning Bill 52 , a Quebec government bill which proposes to legalize euthanasia in the province. Life Canada says: As Quebec seeks to flout a federal ban … Continue reading

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Euthanasia and assisted suicide: Let’s not go there

In spite of evidence provided by studies which show that patients are euthanised without their request or consent in the Netherlands and Belgium, euthanasia and assisted suicide advocates ignore the data and keep on saying that safeguards will protect patients. … Continue reading

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Euthanasia: Danger ahead

The government of Québec tabled a bill in June proposing to legalize euthanasia  under the guise of “medical aid in dying”. Many physicians in the province are opposed to the bill. Among them, Dr. Balfour Mount known as the founder … Continue reading

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Legalizing Euthanasia and Assisted suicide Would Affect Society not just Individuals

  The deaths of two Canadian women made headlines in recent months: the February suicide of Ruth Goodman, a Vancouver social activist who supported the legalization of assisted suicide; and the physician-assisted suicide in Switzerland in April of Susan Griffiths, … Continue reading

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Danger Ahead!

In January 2013, Mme Véronique Hivon, minister with the government of Québec announced the government’s plan to allow “medical aid in dying” before the summer. The word euthanasia was not used at the press conference but nonetheless, it is clear … Continue reading

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Life is beautiful

When Quentin and Jodi Peterson’s baby was born they were pressured by a doctor to starve their newborn son… because he had a cleft lip and palate. Aidan was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate. His father Quentin … Continue reading

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Quebec physicians speak out against euthanasia

The Physicians’ Alliance for Total refusal of Euthanasia  (Collectif de Médecins du refus médical de l’euthanasie), an alliance of Québec physicians who oppose the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide  issued this press release on February 19, 2013: “Physicians Rise … Continue reading

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Mysteries of the Mind

Twelve years ago, Canadian Scott Routley sustained a severe brain injury in a car crash. He was diagnosed as being in a permanent ‘vegetative’ state. It was thought that he was unable to communicate with others. However his family did … Continue reading

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Beware physician assisted suicide and euthanasia!

Studies on euthanasia and assisted suicide provide ample evidence that safeguards will not prevent the killing by euthanasia of vulnerable patients who did not request it or did not consent to it. The legalization of these practices would fundamentally alter … Continue reading

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