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Euthanasia of Alcoholic Father Sends 'Dangerous' Message

Last edited 4th December 2016

A doctor in the Netherlands performed euthanasia on a 41 year-old father of two who claimed his alcoholism had made his life unbearable.

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What Happens When Those who Care Support Killing?

Last edited 22nd November 2016

Whenever a poll is taken asking people to identify which profession they trust the most, nursing invariably is listed at the top or very near the top. I cannot remember it being otherwise.

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Wisdom from Mother Teresa: Value of Life

Last edited 10th November 2016

Mother Teresa is well-known around the world for being a symbol of love and compassion. She was known as a woman who gave her life in service to the poor and has inspired many to follow on that same path.

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Insurance Denied Her Chemo Treatment. But It Covered Drugs For Suicide.

Last edited 19th October 2016

Stephanie Packer cherishes every moment with her husband and four children. Living with a terminal illness in Orange, California, her goal is “to do everything I can to have one more second with my kids.”

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These Nuns Provide 'Death with Dignity' - But It's Not Assisted Suicide

Last edited 11th October 2016

As states around the country consider legalizing physician-assisted suicide, “death with dignity” looks markedly different for patients under the care of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

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The Problem With “Me Before You”

Last edited 20th July 2016

WARNING: Due to the serious subject matter of the film “Me Before You” (euthanasia), and the fact that most people already know how the movie ends (euthanasia), combined with the fact that the film is based on a novel by the same name that came out in 2012, this entire movie review will be one big spoiler. Advance at your own risk.

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Catholic Care Home in Belgium Fined for Refusing Euthanasia

Last edited 4th July 2016

St Augustine rest home was fined €6,000 after it stopped doctors from giving a lethal injection to a 74-year-old woman

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This is What Death with Dignity is Really About

Last edited 29th June 2016

Taking care of my grandma at the end of her life was more mercy and love in action than I had ever known. It was a privilege and an honor to be present with her, to hold her hand and brush her hair, to feed her, to give her drink, and to dress her when she could no longer do those things for herself.

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“Me Before You” and the Problem with Assisted Suicide

Last edited 21st June 2016

WARNING: Due to the serious subject matter of the film "Me Before You" (euthanasia), and the fact that most people already know how the movie ends (euthanasia), combined with the fact that the film is based on a novel by the same name that came out in 2012, this entire movie review will be one big spoiler. Advance at your own risk.

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‘On the brink’ of Legal Euthanasia

Last edited 15th June 2016

I remember walking into a lecture one day and the lecturer saying: “Some people think that in order to be just, you must sometimes dispense with the law. They are wrong.

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