Stretching back to the Magna Carta, British law is strongly grounded in concepts of freedom protected from abuse by tyranny.
Immoral behavior is obviously, in some sense, behavior that transgresses a law. What kind of law?
Futile care theory (as I call it) or medical futility allows doctors to unilaterally refuse wanted life-sustaining treatment based on the physician’s values.
I’m all for fighting the opioid epidemic. But not at the price of preventing patients from receiving quality medical care.
Human exceptionalism holds that every one of us is inherently equal, in moral value, and properly, under the law.