the right to die

Economist – Doctors should be allowed to help the suffering and terminally ill to die when they choose

The argument is over the right to die with a doctor’s help at the time and in the manner of your own choosing. As yet only a handful of European countries, Colombia and five American states allow some form of doctor-assisted dying. But draft bills, ballot initiatives and court cases are progressing in 20 more states and several other countries (see article).

In Canada the Supreme Court recently struck down a ban on helping patients to die; its ruling will take effect next year. In the coming months bills will go before parliaments in Britain and Germany. …

The right to die

candle snuffed

I’d like that right. Voluntary euthanasia is working well everywhere it’s been tried.

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