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.
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.