Assisted Suicide

Helping the vulnerable at risk for assisted suicide

"It is nothing short of diabolical that we would respond to such vulnerable people by making it easier for them to kill themselves. Pope Francis sees this as part of our 'throwaway culture' — a slouch toward discarding those whose inherent dignity is inconvenient to acknowledge and accommodate, much less embrace." - RNS

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Dark Anniversary: The State of Assisted Suicide 25 Years after Measure 16

"To open the door to more suicide in a culture that is now roiled by an acute suicide crisis — about 45,000 Americans kill themselves annually, up from about 30,000 in 1999 — seems a bizarre event to cheer. But nihilism strikes a beat." - National Review

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New report by the National Council on Disability: assisted suicide laws tend to remove treatment choices from patients

Neil Romano, chairman of the NCD "...in practice, they often remove choices when the low-cost option is ending one’s life versus providing treatments to lengthen it or services and supports to improve it” - Christian Headlines

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Assisted-Suicide Leader Says Eliminate Waiting Periods

"...they promise that protective guidelines will protect against abuse to ensure that only those with no other way to alleviate suffering but to take poison pills receive them — and then, only after a careful process...Here’s the problem. Those promises are not meant to be, you know, permanent." - National Review

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Experts Claim Assisted Suicide isn’t as Painless as We’ve Been Led to Believe

"In places where assisted dying and euthanasia are legal, patients are promised a peaceful death without pain or distress. But in a chilling article in the journal Anaesthesia, an international group of scholars observe that some of these deaths could be inhumane, with patients awake and conscious but unable to move or react." - Intellectual Takeout

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