Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Push for Assisted Suicide Without Justfication

Margaret Somerville is an eloquent defender of living. In this piece she comments on legislation that will be introduced this week seeking to legalize assisted suicide in Canada. Read what she says, it's perfectly sensible and exposes the pro-death crowd for what they are - extremists.
When is euthanasia justified? Its advocates have gone too far
For millennia, euthanasia (a word I use to include assisted suicide) has been considered morally and legally unjustifiable. People who oppose euthanasia still believe it's inherently wrong - it can't be morally justified and even compassionate motives don't make it ethically acceptable.
But what are the attitudes of pro-euthanasia advocates regarding whether its use needs to be justified, were it to be legalized? And, if justifications are required, what are they? more

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