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.
This is the concept of “rational suicide” — a minority view in the mental health professions.
The old have failed the young. Hate-driven shootings in schools and houses of worship, rising suicide and addiction rates — these are the most dramatic indications.
If the continent’s most important country embraces the culture of death, the darkness will spread.