Tag: Assisted Suicide

Scottish Church leaders oppose assisted suicide proposal

Church leaders have expressed "very grave concerns" about proposals to assisted suicide legal in Scotland.

Euthanasia cases rose in the Netherlands in 2022

Assisted suicide cases rose significantly in the Netherlands last year

The normalisation of assissted suicide is speeding up Canada

In 2021, over 10,000 people died through Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD).

Church of England passed a motion opposing law on assisted suicide

Both assisted suicide and euthanasia are illegal in England and can be punishable by up to 14 years in prison.

Austria's parliament legalises assisted suicide

The practice would have effectively become unregulated, had there been no legislation

German doctors will be allowed to engage in assisted suicide

In the Nazi German era, the "annihilation of the worthless" cost the lives of at least 100,000 people.

Belgium euthanasia law is getting out of control

ADF International is supporting a case that challenges the euthanasia law in Belgium at the European Court of Human Rights.

Spain legalises euthanasia and assisted suicide

The law stipulates that the person must be "capable and conscious" in order to make the request.

Portuguese bishops praised the President's decision on new euthanasia law

Rebelo de Sousa emphasised that the new law would give enormous prerogatives to doctors to decide who would be euthanised or not.

Irish bishop banned from Twitter for criticising euthanasia

A number of groups, even Palliative Care groups, have called the proposed legislation from the far left "deeply flawed".