Assisted Suicide

Canada is harvesting the organs of euthanasia patients

Euthanasia | Opponents argue the practice pressures patients to be euthanized, and makes it harder for them to change their mind
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 3/24/17, 05:17 pm

A recent push in Canada to encourage euthanasia patients to donate their organs is working.

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How the Sixth Commandment speaks to our culture

Life | ‘You shall not murder’ includes suicide, abortion, and euthanasia
by Kevin DeYoung
Posted 1/21/17, 10:07 am

WORLD twice—once in 1994, once in 2014—studied the reluctance of many evangelical ministers to preach about abortion. Reasons for not doing so included a desire not to discomfort church members, not to “politicize” the pulpit, or not to move off expository, exegetical preaching. But Kevin DeYoung, pastor at University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Mich., gave a fine sermon last Nov.

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U.S. psychiatrists speak out against euthanasia

Euthanasia | American Psychiatric Association’s new policy only applies to the non–terminally ill
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/22/16, 01:21 pm

The largest organization of psychiatrists in the world has rejected its members’ involvement in euthanasia for non–terminally ill patients.

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) assembly and board of trustees approved a position  statement this month for the organization’s 25,000 member psychiatrists, stating, “A psychiatrist should not prescribe or administer any intervention to a non–terminally ill person for the purpose of causing death.”

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