Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Some Swiss Oppose Assisted Suicide, But Perhaps The Battle Is Lost

Good luck to those pushing back against Swiss acceptance and recent vote for assisted suicide. However, I think the Swiss battle has been lost, absent some sort of sociological miracle.
Suicide Tourism” Doesn’t Please Evangelical Swiss
Voters in Zurich overwhelmingly rejected on Sunday, May 15, proposed bans on assisted suicide and “suicide tourism” — foreigners traveling to Switzerland to receive help ending their lives. Only 15.5 percent of voters in the local referendum backed a ban on assisted suicide, while nearly 22 percent supported a ban on suicide tourism, final results showed. more

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