September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. I used to call the annual event “Invisible Suicide Prevention Day” because it is so often ignored in major media.
The carnage so bloodlessly described in the Belgian report demonstrates vividly the consequences to a society when it generally accepts killing as a proper answer to human suffering.
An international effort seeks to transform abortion into a positive right, which would require the state to guarantee access.
Powerful forces want to compel doctors to violate their consciences in their professional lives.
Our society often sacrifices law-abiding and productive people to protect the dysfunctional from themselves.