Euthanasia prof ready for global battle

 Euthanasia prof ready for global battle For Times LIVE by Aron Hyman | 06 May, 2016 09:56 NOMINATED: Prof Sean Davison could lead a global pro-euthanasia organisation Image by: SUPPLIED A Cape Town academic who helped his mother to die has…

Right to die with dignity defies no law, religion or doctor’s oath

In recent years South Africans have been directly confronted by the complex issues surrounding the uncomfortable subject of dying. In December 2013 the public witnessed the undignified and unnatural death of Nelson Mandela, five months after doctors declared him to…

A Moment to Reflect: Professor Sean Davison

Although desperate to die he was literally clinging on to life for the sake of a positive ruling and the consequences this would have on a law change, and for others who may find themselves in his position. This was an extraordinary act of courage, and an extraordinary gift to our humanity.

May I be frank about Assisted Dying?

I was contacted by one of our supporters last week who voiced concern regarding a post in which I mentioned that people were contacting us for more information about the “Mexican drug” Avron used to hasten his death. Her concerns…

Joel Joffe – Commission on Assisted Dying – 2011 MEMORANDUM

Commission on Assisted Dying – Supplementary Evidence by Joel Joffe rebutting concerns of opponents of Assisted Dying Joel Joffe: When I gave evidence to the Commission on 20 April 2011, I ran out of time to respond to concerns about…

Must life be preserved at all costs because it is sacred?

The following was recently contributed by one of our supporters who chooses to remain anonymous: There is no justification for a claim that Christianity must oppose the assisted death of a person who has made their own decision to die,…

Sean Davison: Painful dilemmas could be avoided with laws in place

Madiba’s illness has to get us talking about issues of death Nelson Mandela may not be aware of it but he has got us talking about death; something we have never had the courage to do before, though it is…

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