Euthanasia lobby confirms elder abuse risk – but doesn’t seem to care
By Paul Russell - The director of HOPE Australia
"The Netherlands legalised both euthanasia and assisted suicide in 2002.
The data shows an overwhelming preference for euthanasia. In 2015, there
were 6672 euthanasia deaths and only 150 assisted suicide deaths; the
total comprising at least 4.5% of all deaths.
In recent years the discussion about ‘life ending actions’ has turned to
assisted suicide for ‘completed life’; where a person over a certain age may
declare that they wish to end their lives even though they may have no
serious medical issues." Click here to read more...
Five Part Series on Assisted Suicide
Archdiocesan Theologian Brett Salkeld is currently publishing a five-part series on assisted suicide on his blog, sAsk-a-Theologian and in the Prairie Messenger.
The url link for the fifth part of the series is: