Conway assisted suicide case – autonomy is not absolute and this appeal should be dismissed

Jan 19, 2018 by

by Dr Peter Saunders, Christian Medical Fellowship: A 67-year-old Shropshire man with motor neurone disease (MND) who wants help from doctors to kill himself has been granted permission to appeal an earlier decision rejecting his case. The judgement was handed down today (18 January 2018)...

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Why we should not legalise assisted suicide

Jan 7, 2018 by

 by Chris Sugden, Christian Today: In a recent article ( Time to die? by Canon Rosie Harper) the case for a more ‘liberal’ approach to assisted suicide was based on the argument that individual choice and radical individual isolationism trump the reality of human existence as set in...

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Senior Anglican priest slams opposition to assisted dying as ‘pure fatalism and superstition’

Jan 5, 2018 by

by James Macintyre, Christian Today: A senior Anglican priest has spoken out in favour of assisted dying, dismissing as ‘pure fatalism and superstition’ the notion that ‘the time of someone’s death is purely God’s business’. Canon Rosie Harper, the chaplain to...

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Physicians Cannot Serve Both Death and Life

Jan 3, 2018 by

by Gerard T Mundy, Public Discourse: A physician cannot truly and wholeheartedly work toward bringing his patient to health if he can choose at any time to give up that pursuit and suggest rather that the patient choose death instead. In the United States, physician-assisted suicide is legal in...

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Six Things You Need to Know about Physician-Assisted Suicide

Dec 20, 2017 by

by Nancy Valko, Public Discourse: It has been twenty years since Oregon’s physician-assisted suicide law took effect after a public referendum. Since then, four other states have legalized physician-assisted suicide. Polls seem to show strong public support for physician-assisted suicide. They ask...

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The Inalienable Right to Life: An Update on Assisted Suicide in the United States and Canada

Dec 8, 2017 by

by Arthur Goldberg, Public Discourse: We must act now to prevent assisted suicide from gaining a stronger foothold in the United States. A bipartisan congressional resolution has been introduced by five Republicans and five Democrats to voice opposition to legalizing physician-assisted suicide,...

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