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  • 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.
  • Car Accidents Leading Cause Of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 5/13/2013
  • (NewJersey.com) - Clifton's Dennis and Rosalind Benigno have been providing round-the-clock care to their son, Dennis John, since 1984 when the then 15-year-old was struck by a car while walking and was left with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
  • Peers Clash Over Right-To-Die 'Spin'
  • 5/12/2013
  • (Telegraph) - Lord Carlile of Berriew QC said that plans due to be put before Parliament by Lord Falconer on Wednesday to allow doctors to help terminally ill people to die would not "pass the public safety test".