Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Facts? Pro-Deathers Don't Really Care About Facts

Well, I agree that we should look at the facts in deciding whether to legalize medicalized killing. If we did so, we'd find that there is an horrific slippery slope to macabre nihilism that has very little to do with "compassion" or "dignity."
Op Ed: Facts should shape assisted-suicide debate
Last Wednesday in the Vancouver courtroom where assisted suicide is being litigated, a remarkable exchange took place.
A Government of Canada lawyer, Megan Volk, was cross-examining Dr. Marcia Angell, the former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, the world's top medical journal. Volk was trying to demonstrate that the former editor was not an expert on the difficult subjects of assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia. more

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