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.
If we really want to reduce suicide — and sometimes I wonder if we do — we will increase our focus on mental health as a top-tier societal priority.
Canada has created a positive right to euthanasia — including coercing dissenting doctors.
My last hospice patient, Bob, told me that after some months of just wanting to be dead, that he had “come out of the fog.”