Category Archives: Amy Hasbrouck

Canadian Proposals for Assisted Suicide Eligibility for Mental Health Conditions

Below is the text of Toujours Vivant/Not Dead Yet Canada‘s webcast today on a Canadian proposal to expand eligibility for assisted suicide and euthanasia (AS/E) to include people with labels of “mental illness.” COUNCIL OF CANADIAN ACADEMIES “MAID” EXPANSION STUDY: MENTAL ILLNESS This is the second part of our series on the three areas of assisted … Continue reading Canadian Proposals for Assisted Suicide Eligibility for Mental Health Conditions

NDY Canada Explains the Dangers to Disabled Children of “MAID” Expansion to Minors

This text is from today’s webcast by Amy Hasbrouck, Director of Toujour Vivant/Not Dead Yet Canada. COUNCIL OF CANADIAN ACADEMIES “MAID” EXPANSION: MATURE MINORS The preamble to Bill C-14 – Canada’s assisted suicide legislation – specifies three possible expansions of assisted suicide to mature minors, people with psychiatric disabilities, and those requesting assisted suicide in … Continue reading NDY Canada Explains the Dangers to Disabled Children of “MAID” Expansion to Minors

Amy Hasbrouck: HBO VICE “Right To Die” Documentary Is Propaganda, Not Journalism

[Editor’s Note: This excellent article by Amy Hasbrouck, the executive director of Toujours Vivant/Not Dead Yet Canada, was originally published by the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition here.] “Right to Die debate” – another propaganda film promoting assisted suicide. HBO’s Vice documentary series presented “Right to Die,” a 27-minute “debate” on assisted suicide. To call this a … Continue reading Amy Hasbrouck: HBO VICE “Right To Die” Documentary Is Propaganda, Not Journalism

Amy Hasbrouck: Analysis of Canada’s C-14, Assisted Suicide / Euthanasia Bill

On April 14, 2016, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government introduced bill C-14 “An Act to Amend the Criminal Code … (Medical Assistance in Dying)” in the house of commons, pursuant to the Canadian Supreme Court’s decision in Carter v. Attorney General of Canada, of February, 2015. The law will make it legal for a competent adult … Continue reading Amy Hasbrouck: Analysis of Canada’s C-14, Assisted Suicide / Euthanasia Bill

Amy Hasbrouck: The ADA is Not Dead Yet and So Are We

The ADA is not dead yet, and so are we. In 1991 when I was learning the details of the Americans with Disabilities Act, in order to educate others with disabilities, business owners, governments, etc., the dates for entry into compliance of many of the law’s provisions seemed very far away.  I had seen and … Continue reading Amy Hasbrouck: The ADA is Not Dead Yet and So Are We