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  • Pushing Assisted Suicide is Likely Driving Up Suicides in General
  • 5/28/2013
  • (LifeNews.com) - One suicide begets another, a study in Canada has demonstrated. From the Ottawa Citizen story: "That suicide is contagious is a widely held-and controversial-theory.
  • Artist Overcomes TBI With Passion for Art
  • 5/24/2013
  • (Connection) - Brian Menish is a Herndon High School alum, a fine arts graduate with degrees from Shepherd University and West Virginia University, and an artist living with a Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Vermont Help Line Launched for Patients Pressured to Take Assisted Suicide Drugs
  • 5/23/2013
  • (LifeNews.com) - Ignoring calls from hundreds of Vermonters imploring him to veto the poorly crafted, dangerous legislation, Governor Peter Shumlin boldly signed the bill into law on Monday, May 20, 2013. He was surrounded by cheering supporters of legalized assisted-suicide.
  • The NHS is Killing Disabled People
  • 5/22/2013
  • (The Guardian) - My daughter was ill at the weekend. Just a heavy cold; but when your child has profound and multiple learning disabilities, even a minor illness can send her life-threatening condition spiralling out of control, so we needed to get some antibiotics.
  • How Legal Euthanasia Changed Belgium For Ever
  • 5/21/2013
  • (By Tom Mortier & Steven Bieseman) - In 2002, Belgium became the second country in the world after its neighbour, The Netherlands, to legalise euthanasia. Over the next decade our country has become a living laboratory for radical social change.
  • Declare "Assisted Suicide Free Zones" in Vermont!
  • 5/20/2013
  • (NRO) - Vermont has legalized assisted suicide, and hospitals in the state are delaying implementation on premises. From the AP story:
  • The Tragic Reality of 'Covert Euthanasia'
  • 5/17/2013
  • (Renew America) - Pope Francis has spoken about the tragic reality of "covert euthanasia." From a May 6, 2013 Catholic News Service story: "While the fight to preserve life is often centered on abortion and capital punishment, the future Pope Francis also warned against a more subtle form of disregard for human dignity: what he called 'covert euthanasia.'
  • Court: Specify Assisted-Suicide Laws When People Entitled to Lethal Dose
  • 5/16/2013
  • (Washington Post) - An elderly Swiss woman who would rather end her life now than decline further in health found sympathy Tuesday from the European Court of Human Rights, which called on the Swiss to clarify their laws on so-called passive assisted suicide.
  • Court Intervenes to Save Life of France's 'Terri Schiavo'
  • 5/15/2013
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - France's "Terri Schiavo" shall live. A young man left to die of hunger because his doctor decided his quality of life after a car accident would no longer improve is being fed and hydrated again since Saturday, when his father and mother and two of his siblings obtained an emergency ruling.
  • Vermont Legalizes Assisted Suicide
  • 5/14/2013
  • (Wesley J. Smith/NRO) - Alas. Today, the Vermont Legislature passed a bill that legalizes assisted suicide in the state. The governor has promised to sign it into law and it will take effect immediately.