A legal battle raged for several years during which the country agonized and argued about the right and moral course.
A life of meaning is what we truly need, and perhaps what we most deeply desire.
The Reuters story leaves out some details. The doctor had drugged the woman before starting to euthanize her, and instructed the family to hold the struggling patient down.
Long described as useless leftovers of evolution, pseudogenes are rising from the junk pile as functional entities.
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.