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.
There will be much more to say about the utilitarian drift of medicine and the increasing loss of patient autonomy.
It may start with curing disease. But it won’t stay there. Many are drooling to engage in eugenic genetic enhancements.