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  • Terri Schiavo's Brother Speaks in Carroll
  • 8/09/2013
  • (Catholic Globe) - Bobby Schindler confessed to the crowd at the Santa Maria Winery he was no attorney, no doctor and no end-of-life expert. The perspective he presented July 26?
  • Assisted Suicide Deaths Increase by 17% in One Year in Washington State
  • 8/07/2013
  • (By Dr. Saunders/NRLC News) - The number of Washington state residents who died of physician-assisted suicide rose to 83 in 2012, up from 70 in 2011, 51 in 2010 and 36 in 2009, when the state's Death With Dignity Act took effect.
  • Brain Injury Compels Young Woman to Help Others
  • 8/06/2013
  • (CapeGazette.com) - Paula Murray doesn't remember anything from an accident eight years ago that left her in a coma for 40 days. She is told she was driving when her car was struck by a tractor-trailer.
  • Apes Don't Have Rights, Humans Have Duties
  • 8/05/2013
  • (NRO) - Here we go again-Peter Singer pushing the Great Ape Project that seeks to give rights to apes. Now, the controversy is featured in The World. From, "Should Apes Have Legal Rights:"
  • Patients are Being Euthanized Every Day - And It's Getting Worse
  • 8/02/2013
  • (By Bobby Schindler/LifeNews.com) - This past year the World Medical Association reaffirmed their longstanding position against euthanasia and physician assisted suicide. This is great news and the declaration was strongly worded. From the World Medical Association's Declaration on Euthanasia:
  • UK Court Rules Against Euthanasia
  • 8/01/2013
  • (AP) - A British appeals court upheld a law against euthanasia in rejecting appeals from two severely disabled men who argued that doctors should be allowed to legally kill them.
  • World Medical Association Opposes Euthanasia
  • 7/31/2013
  • (NRO) - The world's professional medical associations overwhelmingly oppose euthanasia and assisted suicide. The World Medical Association reiterated its strong such commitment to the ethical practice medicine this year. From the WMO Resolution on Euthanasia:
  • The Dangerous 'Help' of Assisted Suicide
  • 7/30/2013
  • (By Diane Coleman) - Proponents of legal assisted suicide for the terminally ill frequently claim that the opposing views of disability organizations aren't relevant. Nevertheless, although people with disabilities aren't usually terminally ill, the terminally ill are almost always disabled.
  • St. Paul Girl Finally Home After Colorado Ski Accident
  • 7/29/2013
  • (KMSP) - Finally back in St. Paul with the dogs she loves, 20-year-old Ellie Cizek has returned home after spending five months recovering from a traumatic brain injury she sustained while skiing in Colorado. "Nothing can be better than being home, honestly," Cizek said.
  • How the Culture of Death Metastasizes
  • 7/25/2013
  • (NRO) - The culture of death is like a cancer sapping the moral health of western society. And, like a cancer, it never stops spreading. Here's how: I wrote earlier today about Oxford bioethicist Julian Savulescu supporting palliated self starvation as a manner of dying.