New Assisted Dying Law Will Claim Unintended Victims

Huffington Post, Canada (09.01.2017) The Carter decision to allow assisted suicide and euthanasia claimed that Canada could avoid abuses through careful guidelines and screening. Medically facilitated elder abuse by greedy relatives and medicalized suicide for the depressed — a grim reality where this practice is legal — were supposed to be avoidable, said the judge,…

Push for more euthanasia in The Netherlands

Alex van Vuuren, Schreeuw om Leven In October the Dutch government came with a new initiative for a law regarding euthanasia. This new law will expand the existing legal euthanasia practice in The Netherlands, but will be a separate law. A parliamentary committee earlier this year however had clearly stated that an expansion of the…

Debate sobre la Eutanasia en Portugal

El debate sobre la eutanasia se está acercando en Portugal y se espera una propuesta de ley en el primer trimestre de 2017. Mientras tanto, una petición de «Muerte asistida» se abre camino en el parlamento (nueve mil firmas) y un importante grupo de asociaciones pro-vida esperan entregar otra petición en el parlamento la primera…