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Last updated on August 6th, 2019 at 11:51 pm
Teen TV series ‘13 Reasons Why’ is accused of encouraging suicides
Youth suicides rose dramatically after the release of Netflix TV series ‘13 Reasons Why’, according to the US National Institutes …
Last updated on July 28th, 2016 at 01:59 pm
Belgium’s liberal euthanasia laws are in a fatal conflict with the beliefs of Catholic care homes (photo credit: Action Life)
A Catholic care home in Belgium has been prosecuted for preventing a patient from being euthanised by doctors.
The St Augustine Rest Home in Diest refused to allow doctors to give cancer sufferer Mariette Buntjens a lethal injection.
A Swiss suicide facility has come under fire for telling patients to hide their intentions from their GP.
Literature given out by Eternal Spirit, seen by the Daily Express, warns people to be “very careful” about the extent to which they involve their doctor and carers when making plans to travel there.
The discovery was met with disbelief by the Campaign Director of Care Not Killing, Dr Peter Saunders.
Last updated on December 1st, 2015 at 06:00 pm
2015 was another challenging year in our post-Christian nation. Two leading campaigning groups present their reviews of 2015 – and predict what may lie ahead of us…
Image: The famous giant judge effigy gained global attention at Christian Concern’s rally against Assisted Dying in September
It’s been a big year for us at Christian Concern, as we continued to speak boldly of Jesus Christ, the hope of the nation, in the public square.
THE STRONG FEAR BECOMING THE WEAK – so they are behind the push to allow terminally ill people to commit suicide with assistance. This is a law for the strong at the expense of the weak, according to Baroness Campbell, opposing the Assisted Dying bill in the House of Lords.
THE HOUSE OF LORDS has called for judicial oversight for all applications for assisted deaths as an amendment to the Assisted Dying Bill.
Last updated on January 16th, 2014 at 05:48 pm
A Scottish bid to legalise assisted suicide is “unnecessary, unethical and dangerous”, and could lead the vulnerable to feel they have a “duty to die”, campaigners say.
BRITAIN’S MOST FAMOUS SCIENTIST, Professor Stephen Hawking, has changed his mind and now supports assisted suicide.