In 1993, while most of his family was away at church, Robert Latimer took his 12-year-old daughter Tracy, disabled by cerebral palsy, out to the barn.
If we treat criminals the way we treat natural disasters — as physical events without moral culpability — the pragmatic approach is preemption as well.
Bioethicist Travis Rieder compares having a child to releasing a murderer from prison to kill again.
This is an awful story but it shows how the assisted suicide movement greatly harms the culture and despairing individuals at their times of greatest vulnerability.
At Nuremberg, doctors were hanged for killing babies for exactly the reasons (a “healing treatment”) mentioned here.