Euthanasia

Unconditional love at Animal Rescue Coalition

News of the day DAILY SRQ WEDNESDAY PHILANTHROPY EDITION WEDNESDAY 15 DEC 2021 | THROUGH BARBIE HEIT. [email protected] Pictured: Patients are greeted by friendly ARC receptionists, courtesy of ARC. Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC) has a dream: to end the slaughter of adoptable cats and dogs. Since 1999, the local non-profit …

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Quebec is moving towards euthanasia of dementia patients

A government commission in Quebec recommended the use of advance directives on euthanasia. In a report released this week, the committee specifies that “a sufficiently old and competent person can make an advance request for medical assistance in dying following a diagnosis of a serious and incurable disease causing a …

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Swiss Supreme Court overturns conviction of doctor who assisted in the suicide of a healthy elderly woman – JURIST – News

The Swiss Federal Court reversed the conviction of a Geneva doctor who assisted a healthy elderly woman in assisted suicide so that she would not outlive her terminally ill husband. Initially convicted in 2019, Pierre Beck was sentenced to 120 days in prison for breaking federal law. He administered a …

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Essex animal lover wins national campaign award

ANIMAL LOVER whose animal was mistakenly euthanized has won a national award for her work to protect others from the same fate. Dawn Ashley, of Benfleet, took home the Special Recognition Trophy at the Mirror People’s Pet Awards, presented last night at Grosvenor House in London. She campaigned to change …

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Portuguese president again vetos euthanasia law

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has once again vetoed the euthanasia law passed by the Portuguese Parliament. The President of the Portuguese Republic asked for details on the conditions required to be able to request assisted suicide, because, according to him, the text does not specify whether one must be suffering …

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Antibody infusions seen as a way to fight infectious equine anemia in horses

photo by Kayla Farmer Modeling by scientists suggests that the virus that causes equine infectious anemia could be eliminated from horses through repeated vaccination with antibodies. Equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV) primarily infects horses. It shares many characteristics with HIV in humans, including its viral structure, genome, life cycle, and …

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Greg Wise’s ‘Death Box’ After His Sister’s Death Grief: ‘Act of Love’ | Celebrity News | Show biz & TV

Strictly: Greg Wise once bleed from wrapping paper Greg Wise is back on TV screens this morning as the Strictly Come Dancing star joins comedian Rob Brydon in “Love Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarsh.” Greg participated in this year’s dance performance series and was in partnership with Karen Hauer. They …

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My brother shot our dad when he begged him to end his cancer pain

A MAN has been hailed as a “hero” by his family after he shot his father when he begged him to end his cancer pain. Colin Stratton, 80, has asked his devoted son Glenn Stratton, 53, to “do him a favor” and end his life at his home in Castlemaine, …

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“Ice Cream Cats” rescued from house fire await new homes, but 5 euthanized at Chicago shelter

The storefront at 1801 Dempster Street where 29 cats are temporarily housed. (Photo by Sam Stroozas) The Evanston Animal Shelter is hoping someone picks up black walnut, hazelnut coconut and cotton candy. And these three “ice cream cats” have lots of company: dozens were rescued from a house fire in …

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Portuguese President veto 2nd version of euthanasia bill | New

LISBON, Portugal (AP) – The Portuguese president has refused to sign for the second time a bill sanctioned by parliament allowing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, arguing that the wording is imprecise and effectively suspends the bill until ‘that a new parliament and a new government be chosen early next year. …

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