Vale Nick Tonti-Filippini

Cross-posted from HOPE Australia lost a great man and a great advocate against the dangers of legalised euthanasia. Professor Nick Tonti-Filippini passed away surrounded by his family on the morning of the 7th of November in Melbourne. Nick’s writings against legalising euthanasia were a regular feature in The Age newspaper and elsewhere over many years. His were

Euthanasia could be option for poor, says Lithuanian health minister

Cross-posted from BioEdge Euthanasia might be needed for poor people who cannot access palliative care, the new Lithuanian Health Minister has suggested. Rimantė Šalaševičiūtėwas sworn earlier this month, but already she has made waves by backing an open discussion of the legalisation of euthanasia. Without making any specific proposals, she told local media that Lithuania was not

A man who disdains euphemisms

Cross-posted from MercatorNet The recent news concerning Dr Philip Nitschke, Exit International and the suicide death of two men who were not terminally ill has forced the Australian public to confront the issue of assisting someone to die. As Herald Sun columnist Andrew Bolt points out, this is not something new. Nor is the public commentary from Dr

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