16 September 2004

Choose death

A Bill being debated in the UK parliament would tell the terminally ill that they're better off dead.

6 November 2003

Euthanasia in Europe: a morbid debate

Death is no answer to the problems of life.

27 June 2003

Multiple division

Whatever the problems with affirmative action in the USA, the campaign against it is more damaging.

13 December 2002

Doubting the death penalty

American opposition to capital punishment is motivated by broader concerns about the US justice system.

13 December 2002

Doubting the death penalty

American opposition to capital punishment is motivated by broader concerns about the US justice system.

6 December 2001

Life before death

Diane Pretty has taken her appeal for the 'right to die' from the UK House of Lords to the European Court of Human Rights - but wouldn't it be better to keep the taboo surrounding suicide?

29 August 2001

A matter of life and death

Those who favour abortion rights should oppose the legalisation of assisted suicide.

23 May 2001

Suffocating hope

What does the sympathetic reaction to a father's 'mercy killing' of his depressed daughter say about our attitude to life?

When Holland passed a law in December 2000 that would allow it to legalise voluntary euthanasia, many greeted this as a welcome 10 April 2001

Voluntary euthanasia: a deadbeat solution?

Suicide is painless...for whom?