- Jul 4, 2020
Bishop Robert P. Deeley of Portland said he was “saddened to learn” that physician-assisted suicide and taxpayer-funded abortions will not face a statewide vote “despite the great opposition” to both laws.
The Dutch doctor who performed euthanasia on a woman suffering from severe dementia, has been acquitted of murder. The court in The Hague ruled on Sept. 11 that the doctor hasn’t broken the Dutch euthanasia law.
The firing of a Colorado doctor who wanted to prescribe life-ending drugs to a man suffering from incurable cancer has touched off a legal battle testing the state’s medically assisted suicide law.
Medical advancements do not help if they treat people as objects or when they are applied only to those people who are not considered a burden and “deserve” to be helped, Pope Francis said.
Organizers of ballot measures aimed at undoing the Death With Dignity Act, restoring religious exemptions for vaccines, and stopping taxpayer funding for abortions through Medicaid are making a final push for petitions to stop the laws from going into effect.
For the first time in Dutch history, a doctor is on trial after performing euthanasia on a woman suffering from severe dementia, who may have had second thoughts about wanting to die.