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“Do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing”

How can a country fight to prevent suicide with one hand and endorse it with the other? That is the question facing Canadians after the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision striking down the total ban on physician assisted suicide. This decision

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Euthanasia and Society’s Most Vulnerable Members

A recent editorial in the Toronto Star provides a critical examination of the dangers associated with the legalization of euthanasia. It was written by Dr. Heidi Janz, a professor at the University of Alberta who has a physical disability, in

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What will be the new face of euthanasia look like?

Hey guys, first of all Happy Holidays from your friends here at UTSFL. Now onto the main topic: a few weeks ago the always brilliant Margaret Summerville made a speech here at U of T on the subject of Assisted

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The New Face of Euthanasia

Hey guys! This is my first official post as your new co-webmaster and we are starting on a high note here. In our focus on euthanasia I am sure many of you are aware of the Rasouli case. For those

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Looking to the Netherlands on Euthanasia

There was an article in the Vancouver Sun a few days ago about euthanasia in the Netherlands. Cristina Alarcon, pharmacist in BC, comments on the article as follows: RE: Euthanasia supporters, critics in Canada look to Dutch for evidence As

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Margaret Somerville on why we shouldn’t authorize killing

Margaret Somerville appears on The Source with Ezra Levant to discuss the moral and ethical problems with legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide. The most important question to ask is, is society either authorizing someone to kill other people or authorizing

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Dr. Adrian Owen on TVO’s The Agenda

Danny wrote about Dr. Adrian Owen’s research on awareness and patients in a vegetative state last year, while Owen was in the UK. Now he’s the Canada excellence research chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at the University of Western

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Let’s talk about eugenics

A friend of UTSFL sent this post to us. It is definitely worth a read! What is one of the the number one things that pro-abortion advocates don’t want people thinking about? Maybe that over 90% of babies with Down

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Robert Latimer granted full parole

Many apologies to the readers of this blog for the lack of posts but I’m in exam mode and studying is hectic. While I try to survive pharmacy school here is a news report from CTV about the Robert Latimer

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“A Society Where Moral Values Differ”

I don’t know about you, but the prospect of people not only claiming, but rejoicing in a society where people’s “fundamental moral principles differ” scares me. And yet sadly that is the very society we seem to live in. Let us

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