I fear many will shrug and say, “The man wanted to die. What else is there to think about?”
A Catholic hospital chain known as Dignity Health refused to perform a hysterectomy on a transgendered male, as against Catholic moral teaching.
Meanwhile, to the applause of many bioethicists, the ACLU has mounted repeated lawsuits against Catholic hospitals.
The carveout’s purpose is to pave the way to legalize assisted suicide in the state, perhaps even active euthanasia.
The story ends with the phone number of a suicide prevention hotline. That’s just a sop after potentially putting lethal ideas into readers’ heads.