Report from Brazilian senate accuses Bolsonaro of ‘crimes against humanity’ over Covid-19
A 1,200-page report called for about 70 people, including Bolsonaro and his sons, to be indicted on charges ranging from charlatanism to crimes against humanity.
‘Quick and painless death’: easier said than done
‘Quick and painless’ is a great slogan but it’s hard to achieve.
Protracted ‘assisted dying’ in Colorado
Assisted dying was not the kind of farewell that she had imagined for her husband. She felt “numb, in shock, stressed.”
Australia to fund pre-implantation genetic testing to avoid births with genetic defects
The Australian government has announced that it will fund pre-implantation genetic testing for IVF procedures. According to the health department, the testing services will help...
Can ‘assisted dying’ ever be fully autonomous?
Respect for autonomy, even more than fear of pain, is the fundamental reason why the argument for “assisted dying” has been so powerful. But will...
Euthanasia fundamentalists still at work in the Netherlands selling ‘Mittel X’
Dutch police are investigating the deaths of dozens of people who purchased a suicide powder called Mittel X [“Substance X”] from members of a fundamentalist...
Next cab off the ‘assisted dying’ rank: Austria
The Federal Chancery has sent a draft law to the nation’s parliament. It appears that the government has no other option, constitutionally speaking.
Hand in glove with Covid counterfeiters
Nitrile gloves are the “most dangerous commodity on Earth right now.”
US joins list of countries offering non-binary passports
The United States has begun issuing passports for gender-nonconforming people.
Canadian funeral homes break into the MAiD market
Canadian funeral homes have discovered a way to make money out of medical assistance in dying. During the Covid-19 pandemic people needed a clean, quiet, comfortable venue where they would die.