“A doctor killing a patient is analogous to a pilot deliberately crashing a plane.”
Dr. Egnor, in contrast to Dr. Coyne, has worked with, operated on, and helped many children with the conditions that Coyne thinks should justify killing them.
This is not a slippery slope. This is an ice cliff.
Here’s the problem: Strict guidelines rarely are strict and they almost never offer permanent protection.
Jerry Coyne argues, astonishingly, that the vulnerability of handicapped children justifies killing them.