RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Euthanasia

A collection of news and information related to Euthanasia published by this site and its partners.

Top Euthanasia Articles

Displaying items 85-96
  • L.A. architect's mission: Build a better animal shelter

     
    Architect Rania Alomar has designed the new South Los Angeles Animal Care Center with one goal in mind: reduce the number of animals being euthanized....
  • Assisted suicide rates changed little since Dutch legalization

     
    Doctors have been allowed to help patients end their lives in the Netherlands for a decade by giving them lethal drugs, a practice that has sometimes stoked alarm outside the country, even popping up in American political debate earlier this year. Now a...
  • Lennox the dog is put to death in Northern Ireland

     
    Lennox, a pit bull terrier-type dog, has been put to sleep despite a trans-Atlantic campaign to prevent his destruction. The Belfast City Council in Northern Ireland announced Wednesday that the dog was "humanely" euthanized....
  • Kelly Thomas memorial events scheduled in Fullerton

     
    Artists and musicians in Fullerton are preparing for a weekend of events commemorating the one-year anniversary of the death of Kelly Thomas....
  • Aurora, religion and gun control

     
    Rev. James Martin aruges in The National Catholic Weekly that gun control is a religous issue: It is as much of a “life issue” or a “pro-life issue,” as some religious people say, as is abortion, euthanasia or the death penalty...
  • D.A. won't prosecute 88-year-old man in wife's suicide

     
    On March 20, Purdy’s wife, Margaret, 84, commited suicide after years of unrelenting pain from a variety of ailments. The couple was married for a decade. Purdy, a semi-retired engineer, did not try to stop her as she swallowed apple sauce mixed...
  • Ad campaign seeks to end kills at L.A. animal shelters

     
    No Kill Los Angeles, an advertising campaign, debuts this week. The coalition of local rescue leagues, led by Best Friends Animal Society and ad agency TBWA, hopes to dramatically reduce the number of healthy animals killed at L.A. city shelters....
  • Should state have a right-to-die law?

    Should state have a right-to-die law?
    A “right-to-die” bill may again surface in the legislature next year. Physician-assisted suicide is legal in Oregon and Washington state, but illegal here. The legislature has looked at the issue at least twice, but a bill has not become law....
  • My Pet World: Making a difficult decision a little easier

    Question: You recently suggested the Kevorkianizing (referring to the late Jack Kevorkian) of a dog, telling the owner of an old dog to supersede God's wishes and kill his own pet. Worse yet, you revealed that you'd recently killed your own dog. How...
  • In Bellevue meeting, Catholic bishops approve shifts in abuse policy

    In Bellevue meeting, Catholic bishops approve shifts in abuse policy
    U.S. Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday approved slight revisions to their policy governing child sex abuse, saying the church would not tolerate offending priests. But critics said children were still vulnerable. After minimal debate, the bishops passed...
  • In Theory: Should we be allowed to choose to die?

    Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
  • Man Convicted In "Assisted Suicide" Of Self-Help Author

    Man Convicted In "Assisted Suicide" Of Self-Help Author
    The jury convicted a New York man of murder Thursday, rejecting his claim that he didn't kill a self-help author who had paid him to help end his life. Kenneth Minor, 38, was found guilty of murder in the death of a troubled author and “business...