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June 29, 2006

California Judiciary Committee Blocks Assisted Suicide Bill

The Partnership for Medical Ethics Reform (www.forethics.com) applauds the response of California's Judiciary Committee for allowing the proposed California physician assisted suicide bill, Assembly Bill 651, to be blocked in Committee, following the strong objections of expert witnesses on June... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:03 AM | Comments (1)

June 12, 2006

Australian Doctors Want to Remove Feeding Tube

A family is embroiled in a feud over a 31 year-old man injured in an automobile accident that left him comatose. Doctors say they have no more hope for Mark Leigep's condition to improve and his mother wants a feeding... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:07 AM

June 8, 2006

Call for Coercive Euthanasia

Not surprising: One of the country's leading experts on medical ethics today calls for doctors to be able to end the lives of some terminally ill patients "swiftly, humanely and without guilt" - even if they have not given consent.... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:17 AM

June 5, 2006

The Economics of Life

The pro-life movement is celebrating victories that after over 30 years of Roe v Wade, the scourge of abortion, at least public support for it, has waned and is now the minority position. South Dakota passed an outright abortion ban... [more]

Posted by john at 12:48 AM

June 1, 2006

Schiavo Neurologist Dies of Cancer

North Country Gazette reports:One of the most outspoken advocates of the right to die movement and of physician-assisted suicide in the U.S. today has died. Dr. Ronald E. Cranford, a neurologist and medical ethicist who served for years as the... [more]

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