Over time, euthanasia practice becomes a banal bureaucratic matter of checking the right boxes or finding ways to maneuver around the “protective guidelines.”
Euthanasia corrupts everything it touches. That includes the healthcare system and a society’s perception of the value of people with serious disabilities and illnesses.
Some doctors at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto have already volunteered to euthanize children once that lethal act becomes legal.
Canada has created a positive right to euthanasia — including coercing dissenting doctors.
What Denyse O’Leary calls “well-intentioned nonsense” will protect no one that needs protecting.