Pages tagged "Lives Worth Living"
A Reply to "What Should We Do About Severely Impaired Babies".
May 14, 2014
The US Blogger: comes to grips with the death culture in replying to one academic's view of disability in newborns: Continue reading
People with disabilities don't want your pity and we don't want your death
Apr 16, 2014
By Steve Passmore Steven Fletcher MP has introduced euthanasia bills with language that specifically focuses on people with disabilities because his bills are about him dying by euthanasia.Steven Passmore Continue reading
Million Dollar Baby - Death, Disability and the Box Office
Mar 18, 2014
LivesWorthLiving Australia really is drawing together the best in commentary opposed to euthanasia from a disability perspective. Continue reading
Australian disability group shocked at Belgian decision - a 'wake up call'
Feb 14, 2014
Convenor of , a disability network in Australia opposed to euthanasia & assisted suicide, issued a press release today int he wake of the decision overnight of the Belgian parliament to pass a law allowing children to be killed by euthanasia.Lives Worth Living Continue reading
10 reasons why at least some (many) disabled people (and their supporters) are against 'euthanasia, 'assisted suicide' and 'assisted dying': a short summary
Jan 22, 2014
This is a follow up post to the article yesterday about people living with disability, the prejudice they face and why this all points to euthanasia & assisted suicide being a dangerous, bad idea. Continue reading
Supporting the right to die always runs the risk of diminishing the right to live
Dec 15, 2013
The Guardian columnist, Deborah Orr discusses a very difficult and tragic case: Frances Inglis should not have been jailed for killing her brain-damaged son - but still, one person cannot decide whether or not another person's life is worth living. Continue reading
International Day of People with Disability
Dec 03, 2013
The 3 of December is the . It coincides with the first ever Continue reading
Euthanasia is discrimination against people with disabilities.
Nov 18, 2013
This article was posted on . Amy Hasbrouck is a fantastic disability activist with a wicked sense of humour!Alex Schadenberg's blogsite Continue reading
Tim Bowers: tragic accident raises serious questions about the limits of autonomy
Nov 17, 2013
Tim Bowers, newly married with his wife expecting their first child had a tragic fall while hunting that rendered him a quadriplegic. His family pressed doctors to bring him out of his medically induced coma only one day after the accident to ask him if he wanted to continue living. He chose not to have the breathing tube replaced and died hours later. Continue reading
Assaults on disabled under-reported, unpunished
Oct 14, 2013
A recent report on the pages of the Melbourne AGE newspaper backs up the concerns expressed by disability group Lives Worth Living to the Tasmanian Parliament over the soon-to-be-debated euthanasia bill. Continue reading