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Euthanasia costs lives. Not only do doctors kill people who ask to die–generally without even attempting suicide prevention services–but the ethics-altering values of euthanasia/assisted suicide devalue despairing lives generally. For example, several years ago, a woman named Kerrie Woolterton in the UK swallowed anti-freeze and called an...

Advocates of euthanasia and physician-assisted dying repeatedly present us with difficult scenarios where individuals request assisted suicide in order to end their lives. Of course we sympathise as none of us want to see people suffering or in pain. But however well intentioned, compassionate actions should first...

Below is an article published on Friday, 11/3/17 by Kaiser Health News. The original article can be found at https://khn.org/news/new-instructions-could-let-dementia-patients-refuse-spoon-feeding/ and is republished here, according to the guidelines of  Kaiser Health News. A “right to die” organization based in Washington state is pushing a new advanced directive that...