Udo Schuklenk is furious at the public backlash against the forced removal of life support from Alfie Evans in the U.K.
Battin’s radical proposals aren’t usually made by U.S. assisted-suicide proponents because they know that our society has not completely swallowed the hemlock (as has the Netherlands).
Cecily Saunders, who created the modern hospice movement, stood steadfastly against assisted-suicide legalization.
This is not a slippery slope. This is an ice cliff.
It is homicide: no different in outcome — i.e., killing — from if the doctor shot the patient in the head.