Category Archives: End of Life

Exposing Euthanasia through the Arts

By Matthew Eppinette, CBC New Media Manager A terrific piece from the always insightful Barbara Nicolosi, currently executive director of the Galileo Forum at Azusa Pacific University. Money quote: Our response to the mercy-killing machine must be more than an … Continue reading

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Excellent Article on Death and Dying

“Sisters Face Death With Dignity and Reverence,” New York Times: Dr. McCann’s long relationship with the sisters gives him the time and opportunity, impossible in the hurly-burly of an intensive-care unit, to clarify goals of care long before a crisis: … Continue reading

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Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia, and the Slippery Slope

From The Gazette (Montreal), “The push for euthanasia could be the death of us all:” Imagine carrying around with you at all times a sort of get-out-of-hospital-alive card, sometimes called a sanctuary card. Its message: I do not want to … Continue reading

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Front Page of the Chicago Tribune

Right to die: Final Exit Network targeted by authorities, west suburban man’s plan to kill himself with right-to-die group’s help is on hold Kurt Perry is a 26-year-old man suffering from a neurological condition (Charcot-Marie-Tooth, or CMT) that leads to … Continue reading

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I was Sick and You [and Your Dog] Visited Me

Slate has an excerpt from a new book about a dog who is a hospice volunteer. Was it smart, I found myself wondering, to bring along this dog, who’d spent most of the first four years of his life alone … Continue reading

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