Jerry Coyne thinks that criminals don’t have a “choice.” (What are those quotation marks doing there?)
Without free will, there is no guilt and there is no innocence. There are merely animals to be managed.
If we treat criminals the way we treat natural disasters — as physical events without moral culpability — the pragmatic approach is preemption as well.
This is an awful story but it shows how the assisted suicide movement greatly harms the culture and despairing individuals at their times of greatest vulnerability.
Forensic analysis is ripe for abuse if scientists are careless with the design filter.