The pro-euthanasia case is compact and quick and easy to make.
The Carter decision to allow assisted suicide and euthanasia claimed that Canada could avoid abuses through careful guidelines and screening. Experience proves otherwise.
Physicians across our country who have devoted their lives to healing patients will soon be asked to do the exact opposite.
The Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons is consulting on whether patients' right of access to certain procedures, such as abortion, should trump the rights of those physicians who refuse, for reasons of conscience, to provide them.
Utilitarian philosopher Peter Singer says some humans — particularly fetuses, newborn babies, and elderly people suffering from dementia — should be killed if their deaths will reduce overall suffering. Never mind that Singer broke all of his own rules when his mother became ill with Alzheimer's disease.
In 2001 The Netherlands was the first country in the world to legalize euthanasia and, along with it, assisted suicide.