The Reuters story leaves out some details. The doctor had drugged the woman before starting to euthanize her, and instructed the family to hold the struggling patient down.
The more elective the desired intervention, the greater should be the right of medical conscience.
If 1.12 percent of our deaths in the U.S. were doctor-homicides, it would amount to nearly 30,000.
Many of these provisions are, to say the least, subject to interpretation. And people with dementia may refuse food one meal, and accept the next.
Bioethicists never cease to entertain — if some of the dangerous views pushed by this mainstream movement can be considered “entertaining.”