Euthanasia

 
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Final Exit Network fined for role in Minnesota woman’s death

By Kiley Crossland
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Euthanasia | A Minnesota judge on Monday fined a national right-to-die organization $30,000 for assisting in a Minnesota woman’s 2007 suicide.  The group, Final…

California lawmakers kill ‘right-to-die’ legislation

By Bob Brown
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Euthanasia | Beginning with Oregon in 1997, five states have legalized or decriminalized physician-assisted suicide. California will not be joining the list this year…

Colombia opens its doors to euthanasia

By Katlyn Babyak
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Euthanasia | Colombian officials approved the country’s first legal death by euthanasia last week. After a week-long legal battle, 79-year old Ovidio Gonzalez exercised…

From end-of-life counseling to euthanasia without consent

From end-of-life counseling to euthanasia without consent

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | Two U.S. senators introduced a bill last week that would use federal tax dollars to fund healthcare professionals counseling patients on end-of-life care. But…

Old and beautiful

By Mickey McLean
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Aging | When WORLD publishes an obituary of an elderly person, should we accompany it with a recent photo or one of the person when he or she was younger? Several of…

Support for euthanasia gets big boost after high-profile deaths

Support for euthanasia gets big boost after high-profile deaths

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | California’s Senate passed a bill last week that would legalize assisted suicide in the state. If the measure passes in the state Assembly, California would…

European high court orders man starved to death

By Bob Brown
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Euthanasia | The European Court of Human Rights on Friday upheld a top French court’s decision to end 38-year-old Vincent Lambert’s intravenous hydration and feeding.

California Medical Association takes ‘neutral’ stance on euthanasia

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | The California Medical Association (CMA) officially adopted a neutral stance on physician-assisted suicide last week, ushering California closer to legalizing…

Dutch court: Euthanasia no longer requires a doctor’s order

Dutch court: Euthanasia no longer requires a doctor’s order

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | A Dutch appeals court has cleared a man charged with assisting his 99-year-old mother to commit suicide in a case that could expand the country’s euthanasia…

A life worth birthing

A life worth birthing

By Nick Eicher
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Abortion | This week, John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview and I talked about the anti-life campaign to destigmatize abortion. Taking a…

In posthumous video, Brittany Maynard calls for euthanasia law

By Lynde Langdon
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Euthanasia | A bill to legalize assisted suicide in California advanced out of committee Wednesday, aided by a new video featuring cancer victim Brittany Maynard, who…

Colorado lawmakers reject assisted suicide legislation

By Sarah Padbury
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Euthanasia | A legislative committee in Colorado voted down a bill last week that would have legalized assisted suicide in the state. The sensitive topic brought hundreds…

 
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