Category: Assisted Suicide

Are PAS Laws Safe?

Security is both a feeling and a reality, and they don’t always match. Security Theater is when you make things look safe in order to make people feel safe even if they are not. One of the supposed “safeguards” in assisted suicide laws relates…

We Cannot Let Patients Kill Themselves

This article appears in the February 1, 2019 edition of the Catholic Free Press The Massachusetts legislature has once again introduced a bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide (PAS). Deemed the “End of Life Options Act”, it seeks to make killing oneself just another end-of-life…

Not So Subtle Coercion

The Guardian newspaper recently published an extensive and informative article on euthanasia and assisted suicide, Death on demand: has euthanasia gone too far? I have written about how coercion is a subtle yet powerful thing–here and now in the United States. This vignette from…