If the patient resists, the killing is not supposed to take place. Right. As though the person would know what was happening.
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.
Do you now see that protective guidelines and so-called restrictions, which advocates solemnly promise will protect against abuse, are mere useless veneer?
Canada is our closest cultural cousin: We had better be careful, or the same thing could happen here.
I fear many will shrug and say, “The man wanted to die. What else is there to think about?”