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  • NJ to Vote Today on Legislation of Legalize Assisted Suicide
  • 11/13/2014
  • (NJ.com) - The state Assembly on Thursday is scheduled to vote on a bill that would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients, just two weeks after Oregon cancer patient Brittany Maynard ended her life.
  • Nurse Who Killed 38 Patients Because She Found Them "Annoying" Gets Fan Mail
  • 11/12/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - Daniela Poggiali, an Italian nurse, was arrested last month for allegedly killing up to 38 patients because she found them or their relatives annoying. One of her victims, Rosa Calderoni, brought her crimes to light after she died from an injection of potassium.
  • What Brittany Maynard May Not Have Known About Suffering
  • 11/11/2014
  • (Kristina Hernandez / SFLA) - Death is inevitable. For some, it comes way too soon and for people like Brittany Maynard, it was a deliberate choice. And those of us left behind often are left to pick up the remnants of our lives and somehow move on.
  • UK to Create "Suicide Courts?"
  • 11/10/2014
  • (NRO) - Talk about a death panel! The House of Lords-pushed again to legalize assisted suicide-struggles with the nonsense of fashioning" strict guidelines" to protect against abuse.
  • Man Shoots Wife in the Head in So-Called "Mercy Killing"
  • 11/07/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - A California man has reportedly shot his wife to death in a so-called "mercy killing" - claiming he did so to alleviate the pain and suffering she endured because of her dementia.
  • Pregnant Woman Wakes From Coma to Give Birth
  • 11/06/2014
  • (Christian Post) - A Florida man is celebrating after his pregnant wife woke up from her two-week coma to give birth to their baby girl. "From day one, none of this was expected," Angel Quiles told local TV news station KTVU. "I thought I was I was going to lose my wife.
  • How Assisted Suicide Advocacy Hurts the Sick
  • 11/05/2014
  • (NRO) - Imagine you have Lou Gehrig's disease. You know you are dying. But your struggle is made even more difficult by advocates who claim: 1) You should commit suicide if you want "death with dignity;" and, 2) Your society should help you do it.
  • Maynard's Storybook Death Shouldn't Add Support For Assisted Suicide
  • 11/04/2014
  • (Debra J. Saunders/SFGate) - "Brittany Maynard died with dignity from brain cancer," read the headline of a press release issued by the organization Compassion & Choices. Suffering from a vicious form of brain cancer and near the end, the 29-year-old died Saturday surrounded by family and friends, in an Oregon home to which she moved so that she could take advantage of Oregon's assisted-suicide law.
  • For Terminally-Ill Seminarian, a Life With Suffering is Not Void of Dignity
  • 11/03/2014
  • (CNA/EWTN News) - A seminarian is looking forward to his ordination to the diaconate this spring and the priesthood a year later, even though he was given roughly a year and a half to live back in 2008.
  • Oregonian: Maynard Dies by Lethal Overdose
  • 11/03/2014
  • (NRO) - According to the Oregonian, it appears that Brittany Maynard ingested the poison prescribed by a doctor as allowed in Oregon law. Final verification is pending. I know that I am supposed to keep quiet and simply offer condolences.