Entries Tagged as 'Choices and Compassion'

Assisted Suicide or Aid in Dying?

August 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Compassion and Choices wants to change the term “assisted suicide” to “aid in dying.” Doesn’t that sound like something out of a dystopian novel when you consider what they really want to do to patients?

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Accept and Be – A Great Holiday Message from the Trevor Project

December 10th, 2012 · No Comments

Princess Diana of Great Britain, Britney Spears, Owen Davis, Drew Barrymore, Sammy Davis Jr., Elton John, Elizabeth Taylor and Halle Berry are just a few of the wonderful people we would have lost if they’d been any good at doing suicide. Accept and Be is the message from the Trevor Project.

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The “Oregon Model” of End-of-Life Care

November 25th, 2012 · No Comments

The New York Times is staffed by those wonderful people who gave us Dr. Jack Kevorkian. The Times continually defended him as a courageous American hero until his “assisted suicides” of healthy people finally became too bizarre and immoral even for them.

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Thanks, Massachusetts, for Voting Down Doctor-Assisted Suicide

November 7th, 2012 · No Comments

‚ÄčThank you, Massachusetts, for voting against physician assisted suicide. Our opponents carefully chose your state when they decided to put their initiative on your ballot, and you said no. Good for you!

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30 Logical Reasons for Massachusetts to Vote No on Physician-Assisted Suicide

August 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Voters of Massachusetts: You don’t have to be religious to vote “no” on doctor-assisted suicide. Many in the international movement against physician-assisted euthanasia are not religious but motivated by the logical reasons against assisted suicide given below.

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Murder/Suicide As Alternative Care Option for Alzheimer’s Disease

April 9th, 2012 · No Comments

But the end of his story I cannot fathom. Taking the life of someone whose love was surely gifted to me by some power beyond my knowing would be unthinkable.

“For if I have come to comprehend anything from my experience, it is simply this: the person you have long known and loved who is no longer there is still there.”

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Brain-Dead Teenagers Capable of Texting Put to Death: From the Onion

February 12th, 2012 · No Comments

This from the Onion!

Brain-dead 13-year old, capable of rolling her eyes and texting, to be euthanized. Devastated parents tell reporters they will donate her organs ….

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My Grandma, Myself – A Compassionate Death for Both

January 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

One of Compassion and Choices’ slogans is “LET ME DIE LIKE A DOG.” Apparently, they believe that if we offer dogs “compassionate choices,” why not the same for Grandma? This is hard for so many of us simple Westerners to understand.

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“I SURVIVED HOSPICE!” Wear it proudly! If you walked out of hospice alive!

January 10th, 2012 · No Comments

This leaves open the possibility that the thousands of people in hospices who are not terminally ill could be offered the legal option of euthanasia. After all, they are officially dying, even though they are not. In order to prevent this, everyone who walks out of hospice alive should be awarded a T-shirt. The “I SURVIVED HOSPICE” shirt will raise awareness that not everyone in hospice dies or needs help with suicide. As more and more people win their shirts, within four years, one million people will be wearing them! — that’s more than the population of San Francisco! and one in 300 Americans! The mind boggles.

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10 Dangerous Myths About Legalizing Assisted Suicide

September 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Myth #4: Physician-assisted suicide is a legal “right”. You don’t need a doctor to commit suicide, and in that way, it is nothing like abortion rights, gay rights, or civil rights. You already have the power to commit suicide. No one can stop you.

Myth #5. Laws can be written in such a way that there will be no abuse of the elderly or handicapped. Any lawyer can tell you that there is no way to write a law legalizing assisted suicide without opening the way to abuse, especially elder abuse.

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