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?”
Some doctors at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto have already volunteered to euthanize children once that lethal act becomes legal.