assisted suicide

Suicide prevention resources focus on biblical response

National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 5–11, and World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10.

LCMS convention condemns physician-assisted suicide, remembers the persecuted church

On July 25, the Synod in convention passed resolutions to condemn physician-assisted suicide and to pray for persecuted Christians worldwide.

KFUO Audio: Aid in Living, Not Dying

Dr. Ken Stevens, spokesperson for the Physician Aid in Living Coalition, talked on Nov. 21 with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates about how euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide conflicts with the vocation of doctor.

Smith: ‘Stampede of emotion’ dictating suicide debate

Wesley Smith, one of the nation’s premier expert thinkers in bioengineering, addresses the LCMS in a March 10 “Free to be Faithful” webinar.

Vatican ethicist: No dignity in Maynard’s physician-assisted death

The Vatican’s top ethicist condemns Brittany Maynard’s decision to end her life, saying there was no dignity in her physician-assisted death.

Commentary: Why Brittany Maynard’s choice to die is not personal or private

Author and disability advocate Joni Eareckson Tada shares her thoughts on Brittany Maynard’s assisted-suicide plan.

Karner responds to terminally ill woman’s suicide plan

Also battling brain cancer, Maggie Karner, director of LCMS Life and Health Ministries, addresses the plan of terminally ill newlywed Brittany Maynard to die by assisted suicide.