fbpx

Home Content

Doctors who certified a woman as autistic so she could get a lethal injection face jail under euthanasia laws

Three doctors who certified a woman as autistic so that she could die by euthanasia are set to go on trial in Belgium. The sisters of Tine Nys told investigators that her suffering was caused instead by a broken heart after a failed relationship, and that she had falsely claimed to be autistic to two …

Doctors who certified a woman as autistic so she could get a lethal injection face jail under euthanasia laws Read More »

Joint Commission on Health Care Declined to Recommend Legalizing Assisted Suicide

Diane Coleman is president and CEO of a group called Not Dead Yet that opposes physician-assisted suicide. “There’s no way to avoid the fact that some people will have their lives ended without their consent through mistakes, coercion and abuse.” After the Joint Commission on Health Care declined to recommend legalizing medical aid in dying, …

Joint Commission on Health Care Declined to Recommend Legalizing Assisted Suicide Read More »

Euthanasia contrary to medical ethics

Laws against the killing of patients vindicate and uphold every person’s right to life, especially that of the terminally ill or vulnerable. Medical practice complements these noble goals by preserving life and restoring health. The raison d’etre of palliative care is to improve quality of life and provide relief from suffering, while euthanasia uses the …

Euthanasia contrary to medical ethics Read More »

AMA Wrestles with Physician-Assisted Suicide Stance

  Physicians tussled here over whether the American Medical Association should continue its opposition to physician-assisted suicide (PAS) — also known as “aid-in-dying.” At the AMA’s House of Delegates’ Interim Meeting on Sunday, dozens of physicians made impassioned speeches, clashing over whether to ultimately endorse an AMA policy report that, while it reflected more nuanced …

AMA Wrestles with Physician-Assisted Suicide Stance Read More »

Scroll to Top