Jerry Coyne is surprised at the outrage that atheist ethicist Peter Singer has received for advocacy of infant euthanasia.
Don’t involve the medical profession in your atrocity. It takes no skill to kill a baby.
This odious stuff never ends.
Boudewijn Chabot is the Netherlander psychiatrist who assisted the suicide of a deeply depressed woman who wished to die after the demise of her two children.
Studies from Oregon and Canada show that the request to die is overwhelmingly caused by such anguish.
Rather, existential anguish drives people to seek doctor-administered or prescribed termination.
The ground is being prepared to strip doctors, nurses, and pharmacists of the ability to practice under the principles of Hippocratic ideals.
The question I am often asked is, “Why?” Why force a doctor to participate in killing?
It makes my head hurt.
According to Oxford bioethicist Julian Savulescu, “This is a very important option to give people who have requested euthanasia.”