Key safeguard eliminated in Qld report

The Queensland Parliament’s Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee has released its report on euthanasia and assisted suicide. Continue reading

Every life matters

There has been a refreshing change in our public discourse in the past few weeks. In the wake of the devastating global pandemic gripping the whole world, and in the midst of incredible upheaval and suffering, we have collectively shifted our focus to the protection and care for the vulnerable, elderly and health impaired members of our communities in ways that have been not hitherto apparent or at the forefront of government policy. Continue reading

Only 1.6 beds per 1000 people: chaos in Oregon

The horrors of the COVID-19 virus has exposed the effect on the availability of health care in jurisdictions that have legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide. Continue reading

Coronavirus impacts Dutch death clinic

  “However harsh: euthanasia care cannot be identified as a top priority in health care.” Continue reading

7 deaths a day under Belgium’s euthanasia regime

  atistics released in Belgium show another increase in people being put to death under that country’s regime.   Continue reading

The devastating message being conveyed to people with disabilities

In a recent article, researcher Danielle van Dalen highlighted the dangers inherent in assisted suicide legislation when it comes to unintended negative inferences conveyed by such laws in relation to certain groups in our communities: Continue reading

Record deaths in Oregon

The latest report from Oregon in relation to its assisted suicide regime reported record deaths last year.  Continue reading

Removal of Canada’s safeguards set to cause more wrongful deaths

“It is not obvious that the current safeguards are working.” Continue reading

Canada’s expansion of euthanasia regime

‘Slippery slope’ has always been a controversial term in the euthanasia debate. Pro-euthanasia advocates use all kinds of contorted definitions and revisions of history to deny that there is any kind of slippery slope when it comes to euthanasia legislation, despite the lived experience of countries like Belgium and the Netherlands. Continue reading