Euthanasia

Campaign group welcomes jury report on assisted dying

Michael Talibard, Vice President of End of Life Choices Jersey. Photo: DAVID FERGUSON End of Life Choices Jersey enthusiastically received the news that a jury of islanders had supported the principle of allowing people with terminal illnesses or in excruciating pain to end their own lives. After a series of …

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Time – The bits of the coil

summary At times a weird mix of tones, but ultimately the core performance and smooth action carries this “Golden Heart Assassin Grandpa” to the end. Hong Kong actor Patrick Tse is something of a local legend. Known as much for his impressive career as a matinee idol as for his …

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One million chickens euthanized due to labor dispute in Quebec

The leader of an association representing Quebec chicken farmers says it is unacceptable that a million chickens were euthanized during a protracted labor dispute at a slaughterhouse near Quebec. The Exceldor cooperative closed its slaughterhouse in St-Ansèlme, Quebec, south of the provincial capital, on May 23 due to a strike, …

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State law would ban slaughter of racehorses | Greene County

State legislation prohibiting the sale of racehorses and breeding stock for slaughter is pending a decision from the governor’s office. Senate Bill S1442-B and accompanying Assembly legislation A4154B would amend New York State Agriculture and Markets Act to prohibit the slaughter of these animals for commercial purposes, including human and …

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Killeen Animal Services, Organizations Mark Foster A Pet Month

June is National Foster Family Month and these organizations will recognize Foster Family volunteers in Killeen and encourage more people to adopt pets. KILLEEN, Texas – June is National Pet Advocacy Month, and Killeen Animal Services celebrates with Petco Love, a national nonprofit that works to lead and inspire change …

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US Fish and Wildlife Service and partners conducting grizzly hazing operations on Togwotee Pass, the public has asked to avoid the area – Sheridan Media

Due to continued harassment by wildlife watchers creating unsafe conditions at Togwotee Pass in Wyoming, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and partners are planning to conduct targeted hazing operations on the 863 grizzly bear. The service and its partners ask the public to avoid the area if possible. and …

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Links: Good news from The Hague and Joe Biden goes to Europe

Unqualified good news from The Hague: A United Nations tribunal rejected the appeal of Ratko Mladic, the general who led the mass murder of Bosnians in Srebrenica, including women and children. Mladic wanted his genocide and war crimes conviction overturned. He was instrumental in the continuation of this horrific war, …

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Animal Care Technician – Part-time – No benefits

Position: Animal care technician – Part-time – No benefitdepartment: Animal serviceHourly rate: $ 10.21 per hourOpening date: June 10, 2021Closing Date: June 17, 2021 Responsibilities:An employee in this class performs duties associated with the care of impounded animals. Duties include cleaning the kennel and cattery areas, feeding and moving animals …

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where is the logic in that? »MercatorNet

Today’s society has developed a disturbing ambivalence towards suicide – on the one hand, loathing it as a tragedy and calling for preventive measures; on the other hand, to promote it by legalizing euthanasia. Gary Furnell, whose work for a funeral director has exposed him to the frequency of suicides, …

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Local animal homes celebrated at Foothills Animal Shelter

GOLDEN, Colo. (KDVR) – Foothills Animal Shelter celebrates essential service provided by volunteer foster families National Pet Promotion Month. Foster families provide a safe place for homeless animals to prepare for adoption by overcoming fear, expressing their personality, recovering from medical issues or trauma, and opening up space in a …

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Yukon Territory horse tests positive for EIA – The horse

On May 24, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) National Reference Laboratory confirmed positive infectious anemia (EIA) results for a horse in Watson Lake, Yukon. The horse owner had requested the test from a licensed veterinarian to meet the requirements prior to entering a facility. In accordance with program policy, …

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Michael Egnor: Stop making killing a form of healing

Recently, neurosurgeon Michael Egnor pleaded with fellow physicians to take a firmer stance on the rapid normalization of murder as a form of ‘cure’ in our society: The medical profession must take a clear stand on this issue: Doctors who kill deliberately – whether by abortion, medically assisted suicide or …

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Partners form non-profit cat rescue organization

Second Chance Cats of West Michigan is renovating a building at 1120 Knapp St. NE, Suite B, in Grand Rapids, which will house a cat shelter. Courtesy of SCCWM Two local women have founded a non-profit cat rescue organization in Grand Rapids that will house and adopt injured, neglected and …

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ACT sidelined in euthanasia debate

The national conversation – as long as it was not derailed by Covid – has turned to voluntary assisted dying. And it is a great debate, worthy of the attention of all Australians. Parliaments across the country are voting to legalize euthanasia. The Victorian Parliament adopted legislation in 2017, and …

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Your local MP’s position on the euthanasia vote

Queensland MPs have spoken of the heartbreaking loss of loved ones and the weight of their decision to support or oppose voluntary assistance in dying in the next historic vote in parliament. Labor Ministers Leanne Linard and Meaghan Scanlon shared the pain of the loss of parents, with Ms Scanlon …

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Protests as QLD euthanasia bill rolls out and PM shares pain

Labor and the LNP have pledged to give their MPs a vote of conscience. Ms Palaszczuk said voluntary euthanasia was not a substitute for palliative care, but was about providing an additional end-of-life option, noting that her government had committed an additional $ 171 million for palliative care. “For some …

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QLD Parliament to Debate Euthanasia Laws

The Queensland parliament will vote on legalizing euthanasia for terminally ill patients in September. Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk on Tuesday introduced a bill allowing certain patients to choose voluntary assistance in dying. She says the loss of two close relatives last year influenced her decision to push for a conscience …

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NLP backs Queensland euthanasia vote

Queensland Opposition Leader David Crisafulli reiterated his support for a conscience vote on assisted dying. The state could become the fourth to legalize euthanasia, with Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk saying proposed laws to be presented to parliament this week are aimed exclusively at those suffering or dying. Mr Crisafulli says …

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Butcher supports community consultation for euthanasia bill

Glenn Butcher’s MP supported Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk’s community consultation process regarding voluntary assisted dying. On the eve of Hospice Palliative Care Week, the Premier took to social media and said her government is investing in palliative care. “But many who have seen a loved one suffer feel there must …

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Larimer County reminds us rabies season has arrived

There was an outbreak of skunk rabies this year in Larimer County. Photo courtesy of naturephotosbyann.blogspot.com The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE) has confirmed that a skunk in Larimer County has tested positive for rabies. It is the first Larimer County animal to test positive for the …

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QLD government introduces euthanasia bill

Queensland could become the fourth state to legalize euthanasia with a voluntary assisted dying bill coming to parliament next week. Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk said the proposed laws are aimed exclusively at people who are suffering or dying. She will allow Labor MPs a vote of conscience and has indicated …

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“Euthanasia could become a shortcut” “MercatorNet

Last weekend, the color magazine of Australian weekend featured a front page feature, “Final wishWhich deals with assisted dying laws sweeping the country. Author Kathy Marks has sensitively interviewed a number of people who have taken advantage of these new laws. She also interviewed long-time relatives and well-known advocates of …

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Record number of deaths from euthanasia in the Netherlands

Almost 7,000 people were euthanized or legally committed suicide in the Netherlands in 2020, a marked increase compared to the drop recorded in neighboring Belgium. The regional euthanasia oversight committees, responsible for monitoring these deaths and verifying whether the eligibility criteria for this procedure are met, recorded 6,938 deaths last …

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Standardizing euthanasia can be dangerous »MercatorNet

Euthanasia: Seeking the Full Story: Experiences and Perspectives of Belgian Doctors and Nurses would be a good deal at any cost, but it’s free downloadable from the website of Springer, the publisher of many medical journals. Euthanasia, although legal in Belgium, is contested by some health professionals. This collection of …

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Samara and kitten season | Notice

She has always been an amazing manager, but in the last year of the pandemic she has faced many new challenges, changes and headaches. Carlee’s passion is to save animals and help them find a forever home where they will be safe, healthy and loved. Over the past year, our …

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Netherlands: euthanasia deaths reach record high

Figures released by the Regional Euthanasia Review Boards (RTE) show that euthanasia deaths have reached an all-time high in the Netherlands. Deaths recorded by euthanasia increased 9% nationwide in 2020 compared to the previous year. The number of reported cases has increased significantly since the liberalization of Dutch law – …

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