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  • Israel Committee Approves Measure to Legalize Assisted Suicide
  • 6/09/2014
  • (Times of Israel) - A day after Israeli ministers gave the go-ahead to a bill regulating assisted suicide for terminally ill patients, the country's minister for senior citizens appealed the decision, saying he would work to "save the legal system from this pill of death."
  • Quebec Enshrines Euthanasia as 'Medical Aid In Dying'
  • 6/08/2014
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - Quebec became the first Canadian province to legalize euthanasia today as the National Assembly voted 94 to 22 to allow doctors to kill their patients as "medical aid in dying."
  • More Than 100 Washington Assisted Suicides
  • 6/06/2014
  • (NRO) - Assisted suicide is on the rise in Washington. From the Seattle Times story: "More than 100 people died in Washington last year after requesting and taking a lethal prescription through Washington's Death with Dignity law, the state's Department of Health reported Wednesday. Officials said that 173 people requested and received lethal doses of medication in 2013, a 43 percent increase from the year before."
  • A Miraculous Recovery For Police Officer Shot in Head
  • 6/05/2014
  • (WTOP) - It's been more than a year since Alexandria Police Officer Peter Laboy (pictured above) was shot in the head by a cabdriver during a routine traffic stop.
  • Assisted Suicide for the Old But Healthy
  • 6/04/2014
  • (NRLC) - Swiss assisted suicide provider Exit has officially sanctioned assisted suicide on the grounds of old age. The new statute - the first of its kind in Switzerland - was passed at the group's annual general meeting over the weekend.
  • College Basketball Coach Now Talking, Walking
  • 6/03/2014
  • (The Daily Citizen) - Just three weeks ago, John Redman's outlook was bleak. Bound to a hospital bed following a car accident that claimed the life of his fiancee on April 28, family members were faced with the possibility his condition would never improve.
  • Starvation as the New "Death with Dignity"
  • 6/02/2014
  • (Wesley J. Smith) - Self-starvation has become the latest craze among the "death with dignity" crowd. This has been coming on for some time. Removing feeding tubes from cognitively disabled people who can't swallow has been allowed for decades, under the right to refuse unwanted "medical treatment."
  • Life & Hope Network's Monthly e-Newsletter!
  • 5/30/2014
  • Read all of the vital news on the issue of health care, euthanasia and our medically vulnerable! Terri's Life & Hope e-Newsletter is published each month to keep you updated on current news and the importance of staying informed on this growing issue!
  • Quebec Bishops: Euthanasia Bill Would Bring 'Grave and Harmful Consequences'
  • 5/30/2014
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - In a strongly worded letter the Assembly of Bishops of Quebec (AEQ) has urged the faithful to "urgently" contact their elected representatives to oppose the province's newly-resurrected euthanasia bill, which could be voted on as early as next week.
  • Wesley J. Smith: Belgian Doctors Kill 5 per Day
  • 5/29/2014
  • (NRO) - Belgium has jumped head first into the darkness that is the culture of death. Euthanasia deaths-the ones recorded, more are done sub rosa-have gone up 27% in one year. From the story: