Euthanasia: we can live without it
The Netherlands euthanasia clinic has also been implicated in several controversial euthanasia deaths
If euthanasia & assisted suicide are a public good, why don't they simply tell it like it really is?
lack of oversight reveals concerns that elders, who are being abused, may be dying by assisted suicide.
“If Belgium has been unable to control abuse—and does not seem to have tried very hard—what reason is there to believe it will be controlled in the future?”
Euthanasia in Belgium has been approved for people with dementia, people with depression and other psychiatric conditions.
41% increase in euthanasia in 4 years: an appalling excess due to the legislation on assisted death in Belgium.
"There is no evidence base to operationalize 'unbearable suffering,' there are no prospective studies of decision-making capacity in persons seeking EAS for psychiatric reasons, and the prognosis of patients labeled as 'treatment-resistant depression' varies considerably."
Recent reports on the release of the 2010 Dutch euthanasia figures have tended to suggest that the garden is rosy in the Netherlands. UK Care Not Killing Alliance director, Dr. Peter Saunders explains why that's not the case.
The Netherlands euthanasia lobby is now lobbying the government to approve euthanasia for people who are healthy but "tired of living."
The European Institute of Bioethics looks at the latest data release on the incidence of euthanasia in Belgium.
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