Major victories for anti-euthanasia activists–and the development of a suicide gas chamber

By Jonathon Van Maren With suicide activists pushing hard around the world for the right to doctor-assisted self-extinction on demand, assisted suicide and euthanasia have been nearly omnipresent in the news lately. The Finnish Parliament just voted 128-60 to reject euthanasia entirely, and instead approved a committee that would study legislation to improve palliative care.…

Day One on the Vote No Road Show

By Jonathon Van Maren My first update from Ireland can be read here.  For a history buff, just driving through the Irish countryside is a surreal experience. There are falling-down ruins everywhere—old stone outbuildings, solitary slumping castle walls, and ancient houses with oak trees rising victoriously from within, roofed with nothing but sky. We pulled…