euthanasia

Occupational Hazard

The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian

Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.
Louise McLoughlin
3.14.19
euthanasia

A Doctor Built a Machine That Helps People Die

"After a minute and a half, you feel disoriented. In five minutes, you're gone."
Marjolein de Jong
12.4.17
death

Assisted Death Was the Best Option For My Grandmother

I got a text from my sister: On Friday, our Oma was going to die.
Michelle Malia
9.28.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

President-elect Trump to meet Japanese PM in New York, more than 300 US companies urge him to stay in climate pact, Clinton exhorts followers to "never, ever give up," and more.
VICE Staff
11.17.16
News

Heartbreaking Photos from the Front Line of Burma's Rohingya Genocide

If these Rohingya people go to their nearest hospital, they fear they will be forcefully euthanized.
Mridula Amin
7.7.16
americas

Canada just passed a law that regulates assisted suicide

Assisted suicide has been technically legal in Canada since June 6, which is the date in which a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that struck down the ban on doctor-assisted death took effect. Now, there are rules.
VICE News
6.17.16
LGBTQ

This Man Wants Doctors To Euthanize Him Because He Can’t Accept His Sexuality

A 39-year-old man in Belgium is seeking euthanasia on the grounds of extreme psychological suffering—because he can't face being gay.
Sirin Kale
6.10.16
Health

Assisted Suicide Is Now Legal in Canada — And One Province Is Providing Free Drugs to Do It

Canada's federal government missed its June 6 deadline to implement its assisted death legislation, so provinces are taking things into their own hands when it comes to regulating how and when people can end their own lives.
Rachel Browne
6.6.16
Health

Everything You Need to Know About Canada’s Messy Euthanasia Debate

The big vote on assisted dying legislation was slated for Thursday in Canada's House of Commons, but an altercation involving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a female legislator the previous day means it could be delayed.
Rachel Browne and Justin Ling
5.19.16
Health

Canada Has Unveiled Its Plan to Let Sick People Die by Physician-Assisted Suicide

"It was not a question of whether we were going to move forward with medical-assisted dying, it was a question of how," Canada's justice minister said on Thursday.
Justin Ling
4.14.16
americas

Canadians Are Asking Courts to Let Them Die Before New Rules Kick In

As the deadline looms for the federal government to come up with new legislation allowing for doctor-assisted death, an unprecedented number of Canadians are exploring how they might end their lives sooner.
Rachel Browne
3.5.16
Stuff

We Investigate the Right to Die Debate on the New Episode of 'VICE' on HBO

Watch the trailer for this Friday's episode from season four of our HBO show, airing February 19 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
2.16.16
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