Euthanasia

Euthanasia bill a threat to people with illness and disability

SPUC, 21 January 2010

Glasgow, Thursday, 21 January – SPUC Scotland is urging MSPs to oppose the End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill because it attacks the first human right - the right to life - and is a threat to all people with illness or disability.

The pro-life organisation said it was a sad day for the Scottish Parliament that one of its leading politicians, Ms Margo MacDonald, was proposing such a dangerous bill.

The Resistance Begins: Declaring Non Cooperation with Culture of Death in Washington State

By Wesley J. Smith

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 06, 2008

One of the most important services that medical professionals can offer to the people they serve, I think, is to declare their offices and facilities to be "assisted suicide free zones." Indeed, I hope that medical organizations create plaques and certificates to that doctors and health care facilities can mount on office walls.

Terri Schiavo Was Not Brain Dead

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Schindler Family Asks George Stephanopoulos and Mainstream Media to Correct Inaccurate Reporting Regarding Terri's True Medical Condition

Contact: Bobby Schindler, The Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation, 727-490-7603, info@terrisfight.org

Court Upholds Food and Water for Eluana Englaro, Italian Terri Schiavo

by Steven Ertelt
LifeNews.com Editor
October 8, 2007
Milan, Italy (LifeNews.com) -- An Italian court has denied a request by a disabled woman's father to remove her feeding tube and authorize her death by starvation and dehydration. Eluana Englaro has been a coma for 15 years after an automobile accident seriously injured her and, this year, her father asked a Milan court for permission to remove her feeding tube.

This isn't the first time Englaro's case had been in court.

In April 2005, the Italian Supreme Court confirmed a lower court ruling to keep her feeding tube in place.

Euthanasia statistics highly spun

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From Care Not Killing Alliance

Responses to Certain Questions of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Concerning Artifical Nutrition and Hydration

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First question: Is the administration of food and water (whether by natural or artificial means) to a patient in a “vegetative state” morally obligatory except when they cannot be assimilated by the patient’s body or cannot be administered to the patient without causing significant physical discomfort?

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