On Sunday November 1st, 2015 the deVeber Institute hosted its annual public lecture. Our key-note speaker Dr. Will Johnston spoke on "Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Euthanasia". The Institute also launched the new book It's Not That Simple: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Today.
It's Not That Simple: Euthanasia and Assisted-Suicide Today
Copies can be ordered directly from the deVeber Institute or you can purchase a copy on Amazon.
$30 per book plus shipping and handling costs (extra).
Shipping and Handling: in Ontario is + $13, within Canada + $15, US +$20.
On June 1st, Andrew Coyne's article "Finger points of consent missing in assisted suicide bill" appeared in the National Post. In this article, Andrew comments on the pivotal role that consent and autonomy play in the debate on assisted suicide. He uses It's Not That Simple to support his argument that consent is not always present in countries with legalized euthanasia or assisted suicide and that the proposed safeguards will not be sufficient to protect vulnerable people. With a firm grasp on the arguments used to support assisted suicide, Andrew says:
Train Wreck: the Supreme Court Decision on Assisted Suicide
Article by Prof. Ian Gentles, Research Director and Adam Giancola, deVeber Institute Intern
On February 6th 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada unleashed a constitutional hurricane. Defying the clearly expressed will of Parliament, sidestepping judicial precedents, and flying in the face of recommendations from numerous advisory bodies, including those of the medical profession, the Court nullified the longstanding prohibition on assisted suicide.
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