The carnage so bloodlessly described in the Belgian report demonstrates vividly the consequences to a society when it generally accepts killing as a proper answer to human suffering.
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.