Category Archives: euthanasia prevention coalition

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

Council of Canadians with Disabilities Media Advisory – Suicide Celebration Instead of Suicide Prevention

From the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Blog: (Note – the op-ed mentioned below is included at the end of the media advisory, instead of just linked as stated in test) CCD Media Advisory: Suicide Celebration Instead of Suicide Prevention   23 April 2013, WINNIPEG, MB    According to media reports, Susan Griffiths’ assisted suicide will likely … Continue reading Council of Canadians with Disabilities Media Advisory – Suicide Celebration Instead of Suicide Prevention

Canada: Council of Canadians with Disabilities, Canadian Assoc. for Community Living and Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Granted Intervener Status by BC Appeal Court

From Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director and International Chair of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition: Tuesday, December 11, 2012   Council of Canadians with Disabilities: Help To Live Not Die The Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) and the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) were granted joint intervenor standing by the BC Court of Appeal, yesterday, in the Carter case. The … Continue reading Canada: Council of Canadians with Disabilities, Canadian Assoc. for Community Living and Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Granted Intervener Status by BC Appeal Court

France: Euthanasia Bill Defeated in Senate Vote

From Alex Schadenberg at the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition: (On January 25th) the Senate in France defeated a bill to legalize euthanasia by a vote of 170 to 142. The euthanasia bill was sponsored in the French Senate by Jean-Pierre Godefroy (Parti Socialiste), Alain Fouché (UMP) and François Autain and Guy Fischer (Parti communiste-Parti de gauche). … Continue reading France: Euthanasia Bill Defeated in Senate Vote