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#Euthanasia

# euthanasia - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Spanish parliament approves bill to allow assisted dying
# Assisted Dying
# Assisted Dying

Spanish parliament approves bill to allow assisted dying

Dec 17th 2020, 9:30 PM 9,101 Views 12 Comments

It still faces a vote in the Senate early in 2021 where it is also expected to pass.

# euthanasia - Friday 30 October, 2020

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums

Oct 30th 2020, 6:43 AM 24,512 Views 24 Comments

The two referendums represented significant potential changes to New Zealand’s social fabric.

# euthanasia - Sunday 1 December, 2019

3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia

Dec 1st 2019, 5:04 PM 22,431 Views 77 Comments

Vicky Phelan has told the Irish Mail on Sunday that she is in favour of euthanasia.

# euthanasia - Friday 15 November, 2019

Poll: Would you support the legalisation of euthanasia in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support the legalisation of euthanasia in Ireland?

Nov 15th 2019, 8:38 AM 42,341 Views 200 Comments

Yesterday, New Zealand lawmakers voted in favour of making euthanasia legal.

# euthanasia - Thursday 14 November, 2019

New Zealand lawmakers vote in favour of legalising euthanasia paving the way for referendum
# Assisted Death
# Assisted Death

New Zealand lawmakers vote in favour of legalising euthanasia paving the way for referendum

Nov 14th 2019, 8:35 AM 13,973 Views 34 Comments

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has publicly stated her support for euthanasia reform.

# euthanasia - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Paralympic champion Marieke Vervoort dies by euthanasia
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From The42
# RIP

Paralympic champion Marieke Vervoort dies by euthanasia

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:52 AM 48,148 Views 13 Comments

She suffered from an incurable degenerative muscle disease.

# euthanasia - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia

Sep 12th 2019, 6:59 AM 16,510 Views 55 Comments

Prosecutors had accused the doctor of failing to properly consult the Alzheimer’s patient in the case in 2016.

# euthanasia - Monday 26 August, 2019

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case
# The Hague
# The Hague

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Aug 26th 2019, 7:39 PM 19,351 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

# euthanasia - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Vincent Lambert, man at centre of contentious right-to-die case in France, passes away
# Vincent Lambert
# Vincent Lambert

Vincent Lambert, man at centre of contentious right-to-die case in France, passes away

Jul 11th 2019, 8:50 AM 21,697 Views 20 Comments

He died more than a decade after an accident that left him with severe brain damage.

# euthanasia - Thursday 6 June, 2019

FactCheck: Were media reports that a 17-year-old Dutch rape victim was euthanised correct?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Were media reports that a 17-year-old Dutch rape victim was euthanised correct?

Jun 6th 2019, 6:35 PM 70,789 Views 16 Comments

A story that a 17-year-old rape victim had been euthanised was reported by media organisations across the world.

# euthanasia - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision
# Vincent Lambert
# Vincent Lambert

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

May 21st 2019, 12:46 PM 20,435 Views 21 Comments

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

# euthanasia - Friday 1 June, 2018

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations

Jun 1st 2018, 9:04 PM 84,437 Views 121 Comments

Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.

# euthanasia - Thursday 10 May, 2018

104-year-old Australian scientist dies by assisted suicide in Switzerland
# David Goodall
# David Goodall

104-year-old Australian scientist dies by assisted suicide in Switzerland

May 10th 2018, 2:07 PM 44,397 Views 65 Comments

David Goodall did not have a terminal illness, but said his quality of life had deteriorated significantly.

# euthanasia - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'What right do we have to tell a dying person they should continue to live in pain'
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

'What right do we have to tell a dying person they should continue to live in pain'

Nov 22nd 2017, 7:02 PM 28,999 Views 43 Comments

Prominent Right to Die with Dignity campaigner Tom Curran appeared before the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality today.

# euthanasia - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium
# Mercy Killing
# Mercy Killing

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium

Sep 17th 2016, 12:18 PM 33,021 Views 73 Comments

Belgium is the only country to allow a child of any age to choose to end their own life.

# euthanasia - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Canada is looking to legalise assisted suicide - but not for tourists
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

Canada is looking to legalise assisted suicide - but not for tourists

Apr 14th 2016, 8:11 PM 9,250 Views 41 Comments

“The plan we put forward is one that respects Canadians’ choices while putting into place the kinds of safeguards needed.”

# euthanasia - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Dutch man stabbed 81-year-old ex-minister to death on a "divine mission" against euthanasia
# Els Borst
# Els Borst

Dutch man stabbed 81-year-old ex-minister to death on a "divine mission" against euthanasia

Feb 4th 2016, 7:57 PM 11,969 Views 40 Comments

The accused man, Bart Van U, has admitted killing 81-year-old Els Borst for legalising euthanasia.

# euthanasia - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

'People should not suffer intolerable and horrible pain if they want to exit this life'
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

'People should not suffer intolerable and horrible pain if they want to exit this life'

Dec 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 17,063 Views 88 Comments

Independent TD John Halligan introduced ‘right to die’ legislation in the Dáil today.

# euthanasia - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Why we don't need to worry about mobile euthanasia booths in Castleknock
# Instant Tranquility
# Instant Tranquility

Why we don't need to worry about mobile euthanasia booths in Castleknock

Sep 19th 2015, 9:30 AM 12,233 Views 16 Comments

There’s been some chatter about mystery leaflets and planning permission notices this week. So what’s going on?

# euthanasia - Saturday 12 September, 2015

If I'm in lingering pain, I should have the choice to end my life
# Opinion
# Opinion

If I'm in lingering pain, I should have the choice to end my life

Sep 12th 2015, 4:20 PM 1,289 Views 68 Comments

We should put the topic of Euthanasia on the table for a national debate towards legalising it here in Ireland, writes Aaron McKenna.

# euthanasia - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Nearly 40 million more Americans are to be given access to euthanasia
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

Nearly 40 million more Americans are to be given access to euthanasia

Sep 10th 2015, 3:38 PM 12,247 Views 50 Comments

California is set to legalise the practice.

# euthanasia - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Poll: Would you consider euthanasia while still healthy?
# Assisted Suicide
# Assisted Suicide

Poll: Would you consider euthanasia while still healthy?

Aug 2nd 2015, 11:44 AM 27,106 Views 103 Comments

A healthy nurse has ended her life in a Swiss clinic.

# euthanasia - Friday 5 June, 2015

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support

Jun 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 21,446 Views 35 Comments

The man’s parents had been fighting to keep him on life support though his wife had said he would not want to be kept alive.

# euthanasia - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Woman dies after 42 years in coma following brutal rape
# India
# India

Woman dies after 42 years in coma following brutal rape

May 19th 2015, 6:10 AM 30,936 Views 13 Comments

She has been in a vegetative state in a Mumbai since being attacked by a hospital worker in 1973.

# euthanasia - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland
# Marie Fleming
# Marie Fleming

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland

May 5th 2015, 11:35 AM 18,155 Views 43 Comments

Tom Curran said TDs are ‘willing to break ranks’ to support his right-to-die law.

# euthanasia - Monday 13 April, 2015

Explainer: The facts about assisted suicide in Ireland
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

Explainer: The facts about assisted suicide in Ireland

Apr 13th 2015, 5:30 PM 11,678 Views 0 Comments

The first trial of a person charged for assisting suicide will take place this year.

# euthanasia - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Convicted serial rapist is to be euthanised in a Belgian jail
# Bruges
# Bruges

Convicted serial rapist is to be euthanised in a Belgian jail

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:00 PM 27,229 Views 73 Comments

Frank Van Den Bleeken had asked to die on psychological grounds.

Ireland's euthanasia laws are some of the most strict in Europe
# Marie Fleming
# Marie Fleming

Ireland's euthanasia laws are some of the most strict in Europe

Jan 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 22,875 Views 78 Comments

Here’s a look at the situation in other countries.

# euthanasia - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Opinion: Brittany Maynard deserves our compassion – and her bravery deserves our attention
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

Opinion: Brittany Maynard deserves our compassion – and her bravery deserves our attention

Nov 6th 2014, 1:23 PM 199 Views 71 Comments

As a compassionate society, must have the courage to face up to the question of terminal illness and euthanasia.

# euthanasia - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

A 29-year-old woman explains why she's planned her death - next month
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

A 29-year-old woman explains why she's planned her death - next month

Oct 8th 2014, 6:33 PM 74,059 Views 192 Comments

“I don’t want to die. But I am dying. And I want to die on my own terms.”

# euthanasia - Monday 15 September, 2014

Belgium has agreed to "mercy kill" a convicted rapist
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

Belgium has agreed to "mercy kill" a convicted rapist

Sep 15th 2014, 8:45 PM 35,049 Views 62 Comments

The convict says that he has “unbearable psychic suffering”.

# euthanasia - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Euthanasia for terminally ill children legalised in Belgium
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

Euthanasia for terminally ill children legalised in Belgium

Feb 13th 2014, 8:23 PM 13,287 Views 166 Comments

In total, there were 86 votes in favour and 44 against from the country’s lower House of Representatives.

# euthanasia - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Feb 12th 2014, 10:56 PM 46,050 Views 24 Comments

Everyone’s talking about storm damage, the Garda Ombudsman and the law on euthanasia in Belgium.

Poll: Should countries with euthanasia extend laws to cover children?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should countries with euthanasia extend laws to cover children?

Feb 12th 2014, 9:08 AM 8,116 Views 110 Comments

What do you think about the highly-controversial issue?

Belgium set to extend euthanasia law to cover children
# Mercy Killing
# Mercy Killing

Belgium set to extend euthanasia law to cover children

Feb 12th 2014, 8:21 AM 8,383 Views 79 Comments

A bill allowing euthanasia for minors facing “unbearable physical suffering” will be voted on by lawmakers tomorrow.

# euthanasia - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Zoo kills healthy young giraffe despite protests
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

Zoo kills healthy young giraffe despite protests

Feb 9th 2014, 12:37 PM 36,496 Views 101 Comments

The giraffe’s body will be fed to tigers at the zoo in Copenhagen.

# euthanasia - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

'Right to die' challenge to go to the Supreme Court
# Assisted Suicide
# Assisted Suicide

'Right to die' challenge to go to the Supreme Court

Jan 16th 2013, 6:28 PM 5,300 Views 19 Comments

Marie Fleming, who has multiple sclerosis, is to take her court case to the Supreme Court after she lost a High Court case on the ban on assisted suicide.

# euthanasia - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Column: Assisted suicide ruling will be a landmark for Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Assisted suicide ruling will be a landmark for Ireland

Jan 9th 2013, 7:00 PM 187 Views 67 Comments

A terminally ill MS patient is due to learn whether she be allowed to die with the assistance of her partner, writes Sharon O’Connor.

# euthanasia - Monday 17 December, 2012

Vatican newspaper slams gay marriage as communist 'utopia'
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Vatican newspaper slams gay marriage as communist 'utopia'

Dec 17th 2012, 8:51 PM 10,754 Views 113 Comments

“Why repeat the same mistake and chase after an unattainable utopia?” read the daily’s front-page editorial.

# euthanasia - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Poll: Do you support assisted suicide?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support assisted suicide?

Nov 18th 2012, 12:34 PM 10,027 Views 92 Comments

A case currently being heard before the High Court is asking whether Irish people have the constitutional right to an assisted suicide. What do you think?

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