Euthanasia Archives

March 3, 2011

Baby Joseph is not in a Vegetative State

Baby Joseph Maraachli's family wish the hospital to perform a simple tracheotomy on him, so that Baby Joseph can spend his final weeks or months in the warmth and loving embrace of home and family. We ask, if Baby... [more]

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February 1, 2008

Lauren Richardson

Lauren Richardson, a 23-year old non-dying citizen of Delaware, is in grave danger of being dehydrated and starved to death by order of the state, against the wishes of her father. - details at Defend Life The Delaware Pro-Life Coalition... [more]

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January 15, 2008

Fighting for Javona

The parents of Javona Peters have disagreed on whether to remove a feeding tube and end what's left of her life. - more The teenager has been in a state described as "vegetative" since an "unforeseeable reaction to a routine... [more]

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January 11, 2008

Active Euthanasia

Canadian doctors fight to end their patient's life opposed by family members.... [more]

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November 22, 2007

To the supporters of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition

Mark Pickup, Dr Will Johnson, and Dr. Margaret Somerville have agreed to be interviewed by CTV Newsnet - The Verdict with Paula Todd in response to the airing of the video "The Suicide Tourist" Mark lives near Edmonton and has... [more]

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July 26, 2007

the growing problem of euthanasia

Bobby Schindler was interviewed at a recent international conference titled "Sense and Obligation on the Present State of the Euthanasia Debate." The conference was organized in the Hartheim Castle, a site once used by the Nazis for euthanizing the handicapped:... [more]

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July 2, 2007

An Update on Jesse Ramirez

Jesse Ramirez unintentionally became the center of significant controversy after a car accident left him in a "minimally conscious" state. Ten days into his recovery his wife decided to withdraw what I consider to be basic care by removing his... [more]

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June 27, 2007

What's the Rush?

That's the question Bobby Schindler asked in the case involving Jesse Ramirez, the Arizona man whose case paralleled that of Schindler's sister, Terri Schiavo, until Ramirez woke up. The Arizona Republic reports: ...Bobby Schindler of the Florida-based Terri Schindler Shiavo... [more]

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April 10, 2007

Emilio Gonzales Remains on Life Support

JacquefromTexas sent us the following news: A Temporary Restraining Order has been issued - to keep 18-month old Emilio Gonzales on life support 4/10/2007 590 KLBJ-AM A Travis Judge has ruled on the side of mother trying to keep her... [more]

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March 31, 2007

Exporting Murder

Zimbabwe has a thoroughly corrupt government that has brought the once prosperous nation to ruin by systematically destroying the economy while engaging in fraudulent elections, encouraging campaigns of intimidation and murder, eliminating the free press, creating massive groups of homeless... [more]

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March 23, 2007

Institutional Murder is Commonplace

Park Pickup, founder of Human Life Matters, recently wrote about a woman (45) who developed pneumonia at the group home where she lived for ten years. She was rushed to the hospital in serious condition. Doctors spoke grimly about Jane's... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:08 AM | Comments (1)

March 18, 2007

Toddler Forced Off Life Support - Help Needed

Update: As reported by Wesley Smith, the doctors and hosptial are working with the family and should be commended. Melanie Childlers, one of Andrea Clark's sisters, wrote the following disturbing message concerning Emilio Gonzales, the 16-month-old boy who is set... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:59 PM

December 20, 2006

Charlotte Wyatt to be Discharged

After spending the first three years of her life in a hospital, Charlotte Wyatt is to be discharged into foster care. It is a bitter sweet day for her parents, Darren and Debbie, who fought the courts and the hospital... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:36 AM

December 16, 2006

New UN Convention Forbids Withdrawal of Food or Fluids from Disabled like Terri Schiavo

By John-Henry Westen UNITED NATIONS, December 15, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The newly approved United Nations "Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities" which was adopted by the General Assembly Wednesday forbids nations which sign on to it from denying... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:14 PM

Jack Kevorkian Granted Parole

Pamela Hennessy, founder of Partnership for Medical Ethics Reform, wrote a commentary on Jack Kevorkian's parole from jail. Ms. Hennessy wrote: "When I read the news that Jack Kevorkian was granted a parole because of his failing health, my head... [more]

Posted by Mary at 7:05 AM

December 12, 2006

Update on Judy

From our reader Mary: Judy passed away today, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Judy did nothing without first carefully considering all options. I have to believe that she carefully selected the person who had Power of Attorney with... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:36 PM | Comments (1)

November 24, 2006

Schiavo's brother joins legal, medical experts at end-of-life forum

The presence of Bobby Schindler, the brother of the Florida woman whose plight sparked a national debate on end-of-life issues, gave an added edge to the dialogue at a recent Seton Hall University forum exploring the moral, legal, medical and... [more]

Posted by Mary at 6:51 AM

November 22, 2006

Dylan Walborn--RIP

I don't know how I missed it, but about a year ago, in November of 2005, a four-year-old little boy with cerebral palsy named Dylan Walborn became another casualty to the practice of terminal dehydration. Here is the Denver Post... [more]

Posted by lydia at 3:47 PM

November 6, 2006

Parliament Of Canada Hears Bobby Schindler Oppose Euthanasia

From North Country Gazette Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schindler Schiavo, the brain damaged woman who died last year after a court ordered the removal of her feeding tube at the behest of her husband, joined palliative care expert Dr.... [more]

Posted by Mary at 7:04 AM

November 5, 2006

British Doctors: let us kill disabled babies

British doctors are pushing to euthanise disabled children in a report at the Times Online ONE of Britain's royal medical colleges is calling on the health profession to consider permitting the euthanasia of seriously disabled newborn babies.The college is arguing... [more]

Posted by Mary at 6:32 AM | Comments (1)

October 28, 2006

'As humans, we're called to care for one another'

"Once we accept a standard for killing somebody based on a subjective condition, where does it stop?" Bobby Schindler, Terri's younger brother, asked during an interview. "I don't know where it's going to go. As humans, we're called to care... [more]

Posted by Mary at 7:41 AM

October 26, 2006

Censored! - Charlotte Wyatt Blog

The British Courts appear to have decided that information or pictures of Charlotte Wyatt should no longer be available to the public. An order was put out on the 20th of October and Google's Blogger.com has deleted the website today.... [more]

Posted by joshua at 10:56 PM

October 15, 2006

Killing the Disabled

North Korea's nuclear weapons program is indeed reason for concern and alarm. However, while the world focuses the regime's future plans for its atomic bomb, the most hideous of acts are already being carried out:THE North Korean regime's obsession with... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:31 AM

October 11, 2006

The Euthanasia Blues

NANAIMO, British Columbia, October 11, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A blunt, compelling music video on YouTube produced by a Canadian disability rights advocate warns of the threat euthanasia poses to the aged, the ill and people living with disabilities. "Euthanasia... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:58 PM

October 6, 2006

Experiment on and take the organs of the Disabled?

Pamela F. Hennessy writes for the North Country Gazette:The October 2006 issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics (JME) features an opinion piece penned by Dr. Heather Draper of the Centre for Biomedical Ethics titled "Research and patients in a... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:39 AM

October 4, 2006

Do they really want to experimenting on the incapacitated?

A recent article appearing in the Journal of Medical Ethics addresses the suggestion that medical experiments should be conducted on those who are considered in a permanent vegetative state. A chilling, if not frightening, account is reported by BioEdge:What should... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:15 PM

September 25, 2006

Doctor Charged in Katrina Deaths Denies Committing Murder, Euthanasia

Comfort care, homicide or euthanasia? The accused doctor in this case denies wrong doing and implies that euthanasia is immoral, stating, "I don't think that it's anyone's decision to make when a patient dies". LifeSite has the story: NEW ORLEANS,... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:30 PM | Comments (1)

Florida Catholic Bishops Argue Life Over Death, Once Again

The North Country Gazette published a stinging commentary regarding the inaction of the Florida Catholic Bishops to help save the life of Terri Schiavo. A recent statement by the Florida Catholic Conference asked Governor Jeb Bush to save death row... [more]

Posted by Mary at 9:38 AM

The Execution of an Innocent

Carrie Hutchins wrote a commentary on the media bias against Terri Schiavo. I still remember writing to an editor and asking her to make some corrections to an editorial she had written on Terri Schiavo. Though I had actual proof... [more]

Posted by Mary at 9:14 AM

September 22, 2006

What did Terri know?

On March 18, 2005, when the feeding tube was removed from Terri Schiavo after years of legal wrangling prompted by her husband's desire to end her tragic life, what did Terri know? How aware was she that the clock had... [more]

Posted by Mary at 8:15 AM

September 20, 2006

Euthanasia Movement Fears Religious Right

Toronto hosted the annual euthanasia conference, "Challenge in Choice," Sept 7-10. Advocates of euthansia such as George Felos, attorney for Michael Schiavo, and Jon Eisenberg, attorney and author of the book, "Using Terri," spoke against the "religious right," especially the... [more]

Posted by Mary at 9:10 PM | Comments (1)

September 19, 2006

Should people have the right to end their lives?

Pamela Hennessy, founder of The Partership for Medical Ethics Reform, responded to a recent commentary by Australian ethicist Leslie Cannold. Cannold is a passionate supporter of euthanasia and assisted suicide. Ms. Hennessy wrote: I read Leslie Cannold's recent editorial, "Legal... [more]

Posted by Mary at 7:17 PM

September 14, 2006

Protest Called Against Euthanasia Extremist

A group of pro-life individuals and disability proponents plan to protest a Dr. Peter Singer speaking event tonight at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL. According to group organizer Pamela Hennessy (ForEthics):Singer promotes euthanisation and infanticide of disabled and ailing... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:00 PM

September 10, 2006

Hiding their Agenda

The language suicide advocates use is truly good marketing. Heavy sale, if you will. We know what they're after, but they color things with 'kind' and 'compassionate' schmuck. We need to find the appropriate and true words to call out... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:56 AM

September 6, 2006

Nebraska Voters Decide on Humane Care This November

From Focus on the Family The horrific circumstances surrounding Terri Schiavo's death exposed a problem in the law. When she succumbed to starvation and dehydration after 13 days, pro-lifers vowed to never let it happen again. Now Nebraskans will vote... [more]

Posted by Mary at 7:24 AM

September 3, 2006

Pro life attorney Jerri Lynn Ward wrote a response to a "Dr. Linda" regarding her letter to World Net Daily in which she wrote, "Terri Schiavo had the cognition of a bag of lettuce." Ms. Ward wrote: I read the... [more]

Posted by Mary at 1:33 PM | Comments (2)

August 24, 2006

Attorney for Schiavo's family describes woman's last days

Davd Gibbs, attorney for Terri Schindler-Schiavo's parents, recently spoke about Terri's last days at Berean Baptist Church. Gibbs recently published a book, "Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of... [more]

Posted by Mary at 8:01 AM

August 22, 2006

Texas Hospital seeks to end care of woman with brain injury

The Dallas Morning News recently published the following article about a Texas hospital that decided to end the medical care of a mother. Texas has been recently criticized for it's notorious law that allows hospitals to end medical care to... [more]

Posted by Mary at 6:00 PM

July 18, 2006

Doctor, nurses arrested in extreme coercive euthanasia case

Unbelievable:New Orleans authorities have arrested a doctor and two nurses allegedly involved in some of the 45 deaths of hospital patients in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Sources told WWL-TV, New Orleans, the three staff members were booked at the... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:44 PM | 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

May 25, 2006

The Consequences of Legalized Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Property Rights has scheduled a hearing on "The Consequences of Legalized Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia" for Thursday, May 25, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 226 of... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:48 PM

May 24, 2006

Starving the Uninsured in Texas

Unfortunately, Texas hospitals continue to exploit futile care laws to forcibly remove care from their patients. Yesterday, we received the following alarming email from Texas Right to Life's Elizabeth Graham:We have two new cases this week: one is a pediatric... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:06 PM | Comments (1)

May 19, 2006

Her Feeding Tube was Pulled Last Friday

Kelly Meyer, 44, suffered strokes on both sides of her brain. According to a friend, she is responsive, sequeezes hands and blinks in response to questions. Her feeding tube was pulled last Friday. I spoke briefly with Missouri Right to... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:44 AM | Comments (4)

May 17, 2006

Help Yenlang Vo

Visit the North Country Gazette for a detailed update. Please do take the time to read about the desperate situation involving Yenlang Vo and consider publicizing her case. St. David's North Austin Medical Center in Austin informed Mrs. Vo's family... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:12 AM

May 14, 2006

Family Fights for Son's Life

A battle for the life of a fourteen year-old boy:The family of a 14-year-old who was shot in the neck has received a restraining order preventing the University of Kansas Hospital from taking the boy off of life support. Michael... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:15 AM | Comments (3)

May 8, 2006

Andrea Clark Has Passed Away

We received the sad news from her sister this evening:Andrea passed away peacefully a little before 3pm today, with her family and her friends at her bedside. We love her so very much and we are going to miss her... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:40 AM | Comments (3)

May 3, 2006

The Law Failed but the Public Outcry Prevailed

Two patients in different Texas hospitals are alive today because of the protest raised by the public following their doctor's decision to discontinue medical treatment, this according to their attorney.  Andrea Clark's fragile health is improving and she has been... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:17 AM

May 2, 2006

Disability Advocates: Texas 'Futile Care' Law Should Be Euthanized

The publicity surrounding the struggle to save the life of Andrea Clark - sentenced to die under Texas' "Futile Care" Statute - has brought attention once again to little-known hospital policies regarding so-called "futility." There is also a second case... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:17 PM | Comments (5)

Andrea Clark Safe at Last

Sunday was the day Andrea Clark's hospital originally said they would end her life sustaining medical treatment. As a result of the efforts of her family and friends, Andrea's sister sent us the following email today:How am I doing? I... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:58 PM

April 30, 2006

Cease and Desist Order in Andrea Clark Case

As a patient of St. Luke's Hospital in Houston, TX, Andrea Clark is in an extremely precarious position. Andrea, 54, suffered complications following open heart surgery that left her dependent upon a ventilator and dialysis for survival. Although her motor... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:06 PM

April 29, 2006

University of Pennsylvania Euthanasia Protest

Pro-family and pro-life groups to lead protests at University of Pennsylvania symposium on euthanasia and Terri Schiavo's death. A focus of the demonstrations will be emphasizing a national Zogby Poll taken right after Terri died showing 80% of the American... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:34 PM | Comments (1)

April 26, 2006

Andrea Clark Is Not the Only One

Even to experienced Right to Life attorneys the case of Andrea Clark is shocking. Your continued efforts on her behalf are much appreciated by Andrea's family. However, Andrea is not the only person whose life is endanger. Jerri Lynn Ward... [more]

Posted by richard at 3:20 PM

Euthanasia and The Healthcare Connection

The practice of euthanasia was easily established and advanced in the United States under the pretense of end of life wishes, choices, compassion, dignity, and self rights to the public through introductions by various means. Among those heavily involved in... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:38 AM

More on the Killing of Andrea Clark

Andrea Clark's sister, Melanie Childers, writes:Imagine that you are sick and so you make sure that you are covered by really good health insurance. Your everyday life is a regimen of taking your medications, taking care of your young son,... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:34 AM

Houston Hospital Votes To End Woman's Life With Bush Law

HOUSTON - The countdown has begun on the life of Andrea Clark, a patient at St. Luke's Hospital. Six days left. No, she's not terminal, her family says and she's not brain dead. Her sisters say that she wants to... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:32 AM | Comments (1)

April 25, 2006

In Houston, 'Ethics' Kills (Andrea Clarke)

The Terri Schindler Schiavo, Center for Health Care Ethics Inc., Throws Support Behind Family of Andrea Clark Houston's St. Luke's Hospital is giving the family of Andrea Clark until April 30th to find another facility to take Clark as a... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:24 PM

Euthanasia Threatens Andrea Clarke

The great state of Texas has apparently adopted euthanasia as a means for controlling its health care costs. I'm told that Andrea Clarke, a woman whose life hangs in the balance, is one of many individuals whose medical treatment... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:22 PM

April 24, 2006

We are Protesting the Killing of Andrea Clark - Help Us

Hopefully you've gathered that the action taken by the hospital is a step beyond what was done to Terri Schiavo. Perhaps a united front of bloggers can make a difference.

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Posted by tim at 10:01 PM | Comments (1)

Act in the Haleigh Poutre Case!

"Haleigh's shocking story demonstrates the ignorance of the courts as they 'rush to judgement' without sufficient knowledge of the procedure to determine a persons neurological condition." ~Robert Schindler Sr. St. Petersburg, FL - The Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation Center for... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:32 PM

April 23, 2006

Doctors to Terminate Texas Woman

Her family says 'no' but her doctors say 'yes':A life or death struggle is taking place at St. Luke's Hospital, where doctors are planning to remove a woman from life support. The patient is not brain dead, and according to... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:32 PM | Comments (1)

April 11, 2006

Brother of Terri Schiavo Speaks on Rights of Disabled

Just a week over a year after his sister's court-ordered death, Bobby Schindler, the brother of Terri Schiavo, spoke to the students of Franciscan University of Steubenville. He came to rally support for the rights of those deemed to be... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:42 AM

April 7, 2006

Hospice of The Florida Suncoast Abets Euthanasia Cause

By Karen Ward, RN The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast is a healthcare center that deals primarily with end of life and palliative patient care. They offer education, training, information, resource centers, libraries, and workshops, consultations; educational programs, support and... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:06 AM

March 29, 2006

Terri Schiavo-- Enduring Questions

If the sad case of Terri Schiavo has demonstrated anything, it has pointed to a horrible set of legal precedents and court decisions. The courts have increasingly identified a "right to die" as a matter of legal protection and, in... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:49 PM | Comments (2)

March 25, 2006

Michael Schiavo Lawyer Featured at Toronto 'Right to Die' Conference

Yes, they have an agenda:TORONTO, March 24, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The World Federation of Right to Die Societies is having its 16th biennial conference in Toronto and is featuring George Felos as a keynote speaker. Felos was the "right to... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:30 PM | Comments (1)

March 24, 2006

Physician Heal Thyself: Dr. Death and the SUV Generation

Dr. Ronald Cranford is a neurologist and medical ethicist who served for years as the assistant chief of neurology at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Cranford has worked as a faculty associate for the Center for Bioethics... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:03 PM

March 22, 2006

Report: Haleigh Poutre Failed at Every Level

It should be no surprise that Haleigh Poutre was the victim of a fatally broken bureaucracy. But she almost a fatality of a defective medical system, a crumbling system of ethics and a twisted judicial process.

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Posted by tim at 1:37 AM | Comments (2)

March 3, 2006

Haleigh Poutre Update

Gov. Mitt Romney's investigation:Gov. Mitt Romney on Friday granted a two-week extension to a commission he appointed and originally gave 30 days to investigate how the state handled the case of an 11-year-old Westfield girl allegedly beaten into a coma... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:50 PM

February 23, 2006

Happy Birthday Haleigh Poutre!

Tomorrow: A brain-injured Westfield girl the state sought to remove from life support turns 12-years-old tomorrow in a Boston rehab hospital. Haleigh Poutre (HAY'-lee POOT'-Rah) has been in state custody since September. Authorities say she was beaten into a coma... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:23 PM

February 22, 2006

It Couldn't Happen Here ...

NEW ORLEANS, February 22, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Just after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans rumors circulated that at least one hospital had euthanized patients during the mayhem. LifeSiteNews.com reported in September 2005, that an unnamed doctor admitted to a UK... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:15 PM

Euthanasia in Israel - Knowing the Facts

From Meira Online: For the past several weeks, information about Israel and euthanasia has been circulating based on reports about a new law allowing terminal patients to discontinue certain life support. The main news source cited frequently is from the... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:31 PM

February 20, 2006

Death by Machine

An editorial by Cinnamon Stillwell:After suffering a stroke last year, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remains in a coma. Where once the world followed Sharon's every political move, medical details now dominate the news. Few believe that Sharon will recover,... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:28 AM | Comments (1)

February 19, 2006

NZ Euthanasia Workshops

Darwin-based voluntary euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke has been referred to the New Zealand Ministry of Health for allegedly holding euthanasia workshops without being registered. Nitschke, who authored the book Killing Me Softly, claims he was not practicing medicine and did... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:00 PM

February 15, 2006

Terri Schiavo Family Renews Call to Protect Disabled

LifeNews reports: On the heels of comments from Florida Sen. Mel Martinez about possibly regretting supporting legislation to help Terri Schiavo's parents get a federal court review of their lawsuit to stop Terri's former husband from euthanizing her, her family... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:34 PM | Comments (1)

February 2, 2006

Disability Advocates: Poutre Investigation Must Look Beyond DSS

Not Dead Yet, the national disability rights group, is calling for an investigation into the shoddy medicine that led to a court order for the removal of life-support from Haleigh Poutre just days after her admission to Massachusetts' Baystate Medical... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:31 PM | Comments (1)

Even though Haleigh Poutre is conscious, she's not necessarily safe

In the court (and courts) of life and death, a little 11-year-old Massachusetts girl named Haleigh Poutre could be the next Terri Schiavo. For those who have not heard the tragic story, Haleigh was beaten nearly to death last September,... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:50 PM

January 27, 2006

Passive Euthanasia ... Bill would allow doctors to refuse CPR

Check it out here:CHARLESTON (AP) - Doctors could refuse to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on patients who are so ill that it would do no good - even if the patients had previously said in writing they wanted it - under... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:13 PM

January 26, 2006

Haleigh Poutre in Rehab

Haleigh Poutre was given a death sentence by doctors who said she was "virtually brain dead" and in a "hopeless" state of "persistent vegetation". The eleven year-old was hospitalized after her stepfather allegedly burned her and beat her unconscious with... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:24 PM | Comments (2)

January 13, 2006

Advanced Directives Authorizing Medical Decisions OK, Samuel Alito Says

Supreme Court nomine Samuel Alito told the Senate judicial panel that that Americans have the legal right to designate another family member to make end of life medical care decisions on their behalf. Those decisions could include carrying out a... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:59 AM

Samuel Alito Discusses Euthanasia

During the third day of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Judge Samuel Alito's nomination to the Supreme Court, pro-abortion Sen. Diane Feinstein, a California Democrat, asked Alito about his views on end of life issues and the case of... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:56 AM

January 5, 2006

Does Israel Support Euthanasia?

Chana Meira says "no" and writes to clear up misleading information:For the past several weeks, information about Israel and euthanasia has been circulating based on reports about a new law allowing terminal patients to discontinue certain life support. The main... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:02 PM | Comments (1)

December 20, 2005

Euthanasia Reports from Around the World

At Marlowe's Shade.... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:12 PM

Swiss Hospital Sanctions Euthanasia

By Terry Vanderheyden LAUSANNE, December 19, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A leading Swiss hospital has announced it will allow doctors to kill their patients beginning in the New Year. University hospital in Lausanne said the hospital, the first to sanction active... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:15 AM

December 16, 2005

Protecting Killers

BRUSSELS -- Belgian pharmacists are now allowed to supply doctors with a fatal dose of medicine with which euthanasia can be carried out. More than three years after Belgium legalised euthanasia, the new regulation relating to pharmacists has been published... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:57 PM

December 3, 2005

Terri's Fight was a Key

We were repeatedly told that there was no culture of death agenda involved in the fight for Terri Schiavo's life. Yet, those claiming victory are calling her death a key to their vision for the future. During the next 35... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:29 AM | Comments (2)

October 31, 2005

Wild Euthanasia

A Canadian bill to legalize euthanasia/assisted suicide demonstrates vividly where the "right to die" crowd wants to take society. The bill, C-407, does not require that the person who wants to be killed be terminally ill. It doesn't even require... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:14 PM