Kevorkian

Jack Kevorkian: Pariah or Prophet?

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC The notorious euthanasia/assisted suicide advocate, Jack Kevorkian, died naturally and peacefully in his hospital bed last week at the age of 83, music playing at his bedside. As many have noted, his death had a certain irony. Despite being in declining health, he never took […]

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Jack Kevorkian: Pariah or Prophet?

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC The notorious euthanasia/assisted suicide advocate, Jack Kevorkian, died naturally and peacefully in his hospital bed last week at the age of 83, music playing at his bedside. As many have noted, his death had a certain irony. Despite being in declining health, he never took […]

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Jack Kevorkian Dead

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Not by assisted suicide. From the Detroit Free Press story: Known as Dr. Death even before launching his fierce advocacy and practice of assisted suicides, Kevorkian, 83, died at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, where he had been hospitalized with kidney and heart problems. His […]

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Revisionist History Transforms Jack Kevorkian Into Harmless Muppet

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBCThe phenomenon that is Jack Kevorkian continues to unfold in a truly appalling way. When he began his assisted campaign in 1991, he initially received bad press. However, once he successfully redefined his purposes as “preventing suffering,” the media and public’s attitudes shifted dramatically. Kevorkian’s poll […]

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Jack Kevorkian Admits to Committing Second Murder on Larry King

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC The murderer Jack Kevorkian was imprisoned for lethally injecting Thomas Youk, who had Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was prosecuted because, egotist that he is, he video taped himself doing it and brought it to euthanasia fan Mike Wallace for airing on 60 Minutes. That was […]

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Newsweek Loves Kevorkian

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC The revisionist project to create a fictional Jack Kevorkian as merely a lovable, if sometimes tactless, man of compassion–rather the misanthropic and ghoulish nut that he really is–continues. (See Kevorkian paintings I uploaded to accompany this post. He sometimes used human blood in the paint.) […]

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HBO Kevorkian Movie — They Don’t Know Jack

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC I have embedded the trailer for the upcoming puff HBO bio of the murderer Jack Kevorkian, entitled, You Don’t Know Jack, at the bottom of this post. Before viewing it, take a look at a few of the key aspects of Kevorkian’s “career” that I […]

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