Brittany Maynard’s Mother Calls Vatican Statement “A Slap In the Face”

Brittany Maynard's mother is angry.  Debbie Ziegler, whose 29-year-old daughter Brittany committed suicide rather than face the uncertain death with terminal brain cancer, reacted to a statement issued by the Vatican following Brittany's unfortunate act, by issuing a statement of her own.Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, head of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for Life, had called her death "reprehensible" and said that physician-assisted suicide should be condemned.  Mrs. Ziegler, f … [Read more...]

Brittany Maynard Revisited: Looks Like She’s Still Got Dying on Her Mind

Sadly, it appears that I spoke too soon yesterday when I told you that Brittany Maynard didn't want to die.What Brittany meant to say was that she didn't want to die on Saturday.  But dying-- Well, yes, she's still got that very much in mind. *     *     *     *     * The terminal cancer patient released a new video Wednesday night, explaining that “I still feel good enough, and I still have enough joy, and I still laugh and smile with my family and friends enough that it doesn’t seem like … [Read more...]


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