Assisted Suicide: News & Commentary

Below are recent articles offering news and commentary on the push for assisted suicide and the concerns about and impact of these dangerous trends.

The Assisted Suicide Lobby Wants to Eliminate "Safeguards"   01/06/19   by Alex Schadenberg

Physician-Assisted Suicide: The AMA's Latest Quandary"   12/21/18   by Shane E. Macaulay, MD

Are Euthanasia Errors Acceptable?   11/29/18   by Fabian Stahle

Physician-Assisted Suicide and the Fight for the Soul of Healthcare   11/28/18   by Nancy Valko

New documentary exposes big lie behind euthanasia movement   04/18/18   by Lianne Laurence

Hawaii Becomes the 6th State to Legalize Assisted Suicide      04/06/18   by SPUC

Advocate for the Elderly and Disabled: “Assisted Suicide is Bad Public Policy”  03/14/18   by Steven Ertelt

Is “deep sedation” a masked form of assisted suicide?   01/10/18   by Roberto de Mattei

Hidden problems with the Oregon assisted suicide law uncovered    01/08/18   by Alex Schadenberg

Inspiring: How a woman with cancer put assisted suicide advocates to shame   10/11/17   by Fr. Mark Hodges

Assisted Suicide is No Peaceful Death. Some Patients Regurgitate, Have Seizures, or Wake Up Days Later   10/9/17   by Michael Cook

Court Rules There is No Constitutional Right to Assisted Suicide   09/7/17   by Wesley Smith

Medical error is the third leading cause of death. Should legal euthanasia concern you?  

08/23/17   by Alex Schadenberg

It’s a Culture War, Stupid   08/22/17   by George Weigel

More People are Committing Suicide Because Legalizing Assisted Suicide Glorifies Killing Yourself   08/22/17   by Wesley Smith

Canada’s Assisted Dying law – one year later, more deaths than expected   06/22/17   by Alex Schadenberg

One Year of Legalized Assisted Suicide in California, Countless Unanswered Questions   06/8/17   by Dr Jacqueline H. Abernathy

Vermont Assisted Suicide Law Can’t Force Doctors to Refer Patients for Suicide   05/23/17   by Alliance Defending Freedom

Assisted Suicide Deaths Can be Horrifyingly Slow and Painful     02/27/17   by Alex Schadenberg

Oregon Assisted Suicide Deaths Hit Record High in 2016 as Abuses Continue   02/21/17   by Alex Schadenberg

Minnesota appeals court upheld conviction for assisted suicide   12/19/16   by Alex Schadenberg

Ohio passes bill making assisted suicide a felony     12/9/16   by Alex Schadenberg

Newspaper Uncovers Abuse of Assisted Suicide Laws and Pressure to Euthanize Patients   11/29/16   by Alex Schadenberg

Proposition 106 passes, assisted suicide now permitted in Colorado   11/9/16   by Jennifer Popik, J.D.

Colorado Proposition 106 is Dangerous, Here’s Why Voters Should Not Legalize Assisted Suicide   10/24/16   by Rachel del Guidice

Assisted suicide deaths increase by 31.7% in Washington State (2015)   8/15/16   by Richard Egan

Court case filed to protect Vermont physicians and patients from coercion in assisted suicide   7/20/16   by Alex Schadenberg

New Mexico Supreme Court decides that “aid in dying” is assisted suicide and there is no right to assisted suicide   6/30/16   by Alex Schadenberg

‘Me Before You’     6/17/16   by Catherine Daub

You Before Me is Better than Me Before You     5/31/16   by Stephanie Gray

New York Court Rules There is No Right to Assisted Suicide     5/6/16   by Not Dead Yet

U.S. suicides are increasing at alarming rates: assisted suicide advocacy is at least partly to blame       4/26/16    by Wesley J. Smith

A LETTER TO MY DOCTOR NOT TO KILL ME   4/16/16     by Mark Davis Pickup

Assisted suicide corrupts medicine   3/6/16   by Ryan T. Anderson

Why assisted suicide is a poison pill   2/23/16     by John Stonestreet

Study: Over 50% of assisted suicide patients could have been treated   2/16/16     by Fr. Mark Hodges

Oregon Death With Dignity Act: 2015 Data Summary   2/4/16   Issued by Oregon Public Health

The insane message legalizing ‘death with dignity’ sends to the suicidal     11/16/15     by Jonathon Van Maren

Why Disabled People Like Me Fear Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia    11/12/15    by Stephanie Woodward

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