Death of a hospice

Death | Canadian caregivers fight the country’s pro-euthanasia agenda
by Leah Hickman
Posted 1/18/21, 05:09 pm

The red brick Irene Thomas Hospice facility in Delta, British Columbia, sits at the back of a small, shady corner lot that it shares with a supportive care center for nonhospice patients. The Delta Hospice Society built the coordinating buildings in 2009 on land leased from the Fraser Health Authority, a governmental health group.

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Life (and death) goes on in 2020

Life | Pro-abortion advocates didn’t take a break during the pandemic, but neither do pro-life advocates
by Leah Hickman
Posted 12/28/20, 03:06 pm

Despite the growing death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic, abortion and euthanasia advocates continued to advance pro-death agendas in 2020: demanding special treatment for abortion facilities, advancing use of the abortion pill, and pushing for expansion of “assisted dying” laws. Meanwhile, pregnancy centers found ways to continue serving women in need. Pro-lifers saw some silver linings in the Supreme Court despite a disappointing summer ruling and raised alarm bells about COVID-19 vaccines’ distant connections to the abortion industry. Here’s the top news of 2020 on the life beat.

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The other pro-life movement

Death | Opponents work to stop the progress of assisted suicide in the United States
by Leah Hickman
Posted 11/16/20, 04:26 pm

This year, as a seventh country legalized euthanasia, 16 U.S. states considered bills that would allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication for terminally ill patients, according to the pro-euthanasia group Death with Dignity. In 2013, only eight state legislatures were looking at euthanasia proposals.

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