Switzerland

Alzheimer’s Death in Swiss Suicide Clinic

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The logic of assisted suicide pushes with the force of gravity to virtual death-on-demand. It starts with advocacy for allowing doctor-prescribed suicide for the imminently terminally ill for whom — supposedly — nothing else can be done to alleviate suffering. But that’s only a key that opens the door — and indeed, as we have […]

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Coming Swiss Suicide Right for the Healthy?

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Society’s acceptance of assisted suicide’s ideology eventually will lead, I predict, to a right to help being made dead for any adult with more than a transitory desire to die — and for any reason. After all, assisted suicide ideology couples radical personal autonomy and total body ownership with a view that killing is an […]

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Switzerland Welcomes Dr. Suicide Into Nursing Homes

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Switzerland, which already permits suicide purveyors to make a lot of money out of suicide tourism, is now bringing self termination into nursing homes and hospitals. From the Swiss Info story: Vaud is set to become the first Swiss canton to introduce a law explicitly […]

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Zurich Voters HEART Suicide Tourism

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC I wish I could say I was surprised. Zurich voters rejected a referendum that would have restricted suicide clinic attendance to the Swiss. From the story: Voters in Zurich have overwhelmingly rejected calls to ban assisted suicide or to outlaw the practice for nonresidents. Zurich’s […]

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Switzerland About to Permit Nursing Home Assisted Suicides

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC As if the suicide clinics weren’t bad enough, now nursing homes in one area of Switzerland will soon be allowed to facilitate suicides by residents. From the story: A Swiss region is poised to give old people in state-subsidised care homes the right to die […]

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Swiss May Discourage Suicide Tourism Through Suicide Tax

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC I guess this is one way to deter the suicide industry that has set up shop in Switzerland: Tax it! From the story: Patients who travel to Switzerland to die in Zurich’s so-called suicide clinics could face a 50,000 Swiss franc ($53,000) ”death tax”. Right-wing […]

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