The story ends with the phone number of a suicide prevention hotline. That’s just a sop after potentially putting lethal ideas into readers’ heads.
On June 4, news outlets around the world reported that Dutch doctors euthanized a 17-year-old rape victim who suffered from severe PTSD, depression, and anorexia.
This is where all assisted suicide and euthanasia legalization laws eventually lead.
The more elective the desired intervention, the greater should be the right of medical conscience.
The 2018 numbers are alarming. About 25 percent of deaths in the Netherlands are “induced.”