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CNK condemns Dutch elderly euthanasia bill
CNK condemns Dutch elderly euthanasia bill
Care Not Killing has strongly condemned a Dutch End of Life Bill that would extend euthanasia to anyone over the age of 75, even if they have no illness or disability.
'It is good to be told: “do it, just do it.”'
'It is good to be told: “do it, just do it.”'
Reaction to the first public comments of a Dutch doctor cleared of murder after sedating, restraining and administering euthanasia to a patient with dementia.
Activists push 'all-or-nothing' advance decisions
Activists push 'all-or-nothing' advance decisions
Assisted suicide advocates who've said their approach would 'save money in the long-term' are promoting 'all-or-nothing' advance decisions in the context of coronavirus, with little encouragement 'to consider the likely benefits and burdens of different treatments.'
Pushback against 'shocking' blanket DNACPRs
Pushback against 'shocking' blanket DNACPRs
Senior healthcare professionals and rights campaigners denounce inappropriate and even 'discriminatory' misapplications of an ordinarily valuable clinical tool, as the country grapples with Covid-19.
Justice Secretary confirms: no Government review
Justice Secretary confirms: no Government review
Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland renews commitment given to Care Not Killing, reiterating that the law on assisted suicide is a matter for Parliament, not Government policy or the courts.

personal stories

Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Godelieva De Troyer had been suffering from chronic depression for twenty years when she was euthanised, her family unaware, by the doctor who co-chairs the federal euthanasia regulator and who co-founded an organisation De Troyer had just given money to.

Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Mark Blackwell, living with Parkinson's disease and the after-effects of a severe stroke, explains why he fears legalised assisted suicide

'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
Disability activist describes 'the thing that solidified for me that we actually can't safely put in place in this country assisted suicide legislation', as Western Australia mulls euthanasia

'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
CNK Board member Nola Leach speaks on Radio 4 about her husband's death after three years living with 'brutal' Alzheimer's

Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Watch ordinary New Zealanders explain why a proposed assisted suicide law would pose a direct threat to them and countless people like them

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