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Word: euthanasia

Definition: mercy killing


Sentences Containing 'euthanasia'

Although he took the oath of loyalty to Hitler in 1938, as was common for Protestant pastors in the Third Reich, he made no secret of his vigorous opposition to the Nazi's sterilisation and euthanasia policies.
An October 2006 storyline saw her travel to a clinic in Switzerland, where euthanasia is legal. The assisted suicide storyline was the first time the subject had been addressed in a soap.
AUL's areas of legal interest include abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, stem cell research, and human cloning.
AUL's other interests include bioethics, particularly regarding human cloning, embryo research and assisted reproductive technologies, and end-of-life issues including euthanasia and palliative care.
Bodelschwingh discussed both euthanasia and enforced sterilisation as possible solutions to the problem but concluded by firmly rejecting euthanasia as a viable option which put him at odds with the Nazi regime.
Clarke's views have been labelled by political opponents as "ultra-conservative" and those held by some in the Christian Right of the Liberal Party (such as his opposition to the "culture of abortion" and opposition to euthanasia).
CMF regularly contributes to debate on issues of medical ethics, such as making submissions to the UK House of Lords enquiry into physician-assisted suicide, and generally promotes the Pro-Life case in ethical debates, including topics on abortion and euthanasia.
From 2008-2010, criticism of the RSPCA’s Tasmanian branch reached the national headlines following a disagreement with Australia's 4th richest woman Jan Cameron, who criticized RSPCA Tasmania on the raising of staff wages, its increased euthanasia rates, its lowered number of accepted animals and for mismanagement of the board, resulting in her withdrawal of millions of dollars of pledged funding.
Fux died at the age of 79 with the help of the Swiss euthanasia association Dignitas in Zürich, Switzerland.
Gillon's interest in medical ethics was stimulated during his undergraduate training; during this time he won a British Medical Association (BMA) student essay prize on the set title "Suicide and Voluntary Euthanasia".
He has spoken out on issues as diverse as abortion, euthanasia and stem cell research, as well on industrial relations.
He later steps down from this position in order to spend more time with his wife, Gina (Gillian Bevan), who has Motor Neurone Disease and goes on to end her life by euthanasia, with Elliot by her side.
Jesus would often receive on-air calls from guests, and would be depicted as reluctant to respond to questions regarding issues such as homosexuality, euthanasia and his own crucifixion.
She criticized Gina's dying words: "I want to be allowed to die with dignity", suggesting that The Voluntary Euthanasia Society has "hijacked" the word "dignity" in changing its name to Dignity In Dying.
Slowly they weave the tale behind it all and tentively tread upon the question of euthanasia.
Temperament test. The RSPCA's Temperament test, which it uses as grounds for 60+% of its euthanasia justifications, is not publicly available.
The operation is successful, and Tara is offered a full-time contract at Holby General. When Tara revives a patient with a DNR order against his wishes, tension arises between her and Elliot over the issue of euthanasia, with Tara unaware of the circumstances of Gina's death.
The wolves surround them, and to prevent Nick from suffering through being eaten alive she performs Euthanasia on him by suffocating him.
While he describes Australia as "a Christian nation" and argues that there is nothing wrong with religious values influencing legislation on the age of consent, abortion and euthanasia, he denies that his views override his respect for the separation of church and state, individual rights and free enterprise, and notes his support for superannuation rights for same-sex couples, and that same sex couples are entitled to their choice to live together.
While he was rejected for a house (hospital training) post in paediatrics he was offered one in geriatrics, something he attributed to his prize-winning essay where he had argued for the permissibility of voluntary euthanasia, a position he now repudiates.
Widely regarded as an expert on Jewish law and medical ethics, Rabbi Neuwirth's opinion was frequently cited on issues such as genetic screening, brain death, euthanasia, and AIDS, as well as laws for physicians on Shabbat.

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