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The Nightingale Alliance® keeps you up-to-date on current news events related to assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Belgium’s "Dr Death" raising money to train doctors ... 08-15-14 wimWim Distelmans, Belgium's Dr Death, is promoting a fundraiser for the Leif euthanasia clinic. One of the reasons for the fundraiser is to train medical professionals ... Read More

Scottish "Children's Advocates" Want Assisted Suicide for Children ... 08-05-14 The history of assisted suicide/euthanasia in European countries has proven that there are no "safeguards," and that additional populations are continually added to those included in these heinous acts... Read More

Lithuania Health Minister Suggests Euthanasia for Poor People. ... 07-30-14 Euthanasia might be needed for poor people who cannot access palliative care, the new Lithuanian Health Minister has suggested... Read More

Canadian Medical Association: 71.5% oppose legalization of assisted suicide. ... 07-30-14 “Physicians, other health professionals, academics, interest groups, the media, legislators and the judiciary are all deeply divided about the advisability of changing the current legal prohibition of euthanasia and assisted suicide.” ... Read More

New Jersey Bill to Legalize Assisted Suicide Pulled with No Vote ... 06-27-14 By Marie Tasy, Executive Director of New Jersey Right to Life -- Today, I am happy to share the good news that the Assembly pulled A2270, the Assisted Suicide Bill from the Board List around 8 p.m. last night  after the sponsor was unable to get enough votes to pass the bill. It was a long day which involved a lot of interaction with legislators, but it was well worth the effort.... Read More

A Nevada State Senator is making plans to introduce legislation to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide. ... 01-27-14 A Nevada State Senator is making plans to introduce legislation to legalize doctor-prescribed ... Read More

A Nevada woman shot by her husband in an attempted mercy killing has died. ... 01-23-14 A Nevada woman shot by her husband in an attempted mercy killing has died ... Read More

The Supreme Court of Canada will take another look at whether assisted suicide should be legalized ... 01-17-14 The Supreme Court of Canada will take another look at whether assisted suicide should be legalized ... Read More

A New Mexico judge has ruled that residents of that state have the right to assisted suicide ... 01-14-14 A New Mexico judge has ruled that residents of that state have the right to assisted ... Read More