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Educating the Irish public and politicians on the dangers of assisted suicide & euthanasia

Action
Providing resources and supporting appropriate lawful, positive public action in opposition to euthanasia & assisted suicide legislation.
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news & events

important news, research and reports both local and international

The underground Dutch system for do-it-yourself euthanasia The leading Dutch right-to-die society is seeking talks with the Dutch medical association (KNMG) for approval of a
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The European Institute of Bioethics has released a dossier on the Belgian Model of Integrated Palliative Care. Belgium includes euthanasia as part of palliative care.
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On June 6th 2015, HOPE Ireland held its Inaugural International Conference at RDS Dublin with a call for concerned Irish people to get involved. Keynote
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Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick (1956 – 2016)

“These laws simply are rooted in the fundamentally, deadly discriminatory attitude that a disabled life ‘is not worth living’

“When non-disabled people say they despair of their future, suicide prevention is the default service we must provide. Disabled people, by contrast, feel the seductive, easy arm of the few, supposedly trusted medical professionals, around their shoulder; someone who says ‘Well you’ve done enough. No-one could blame you.’”

We simply must not allow our society make the grave mistake of deciding that some lives are simply not worth living.

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