Euthanasia

11 August 2015

The narcissism of assisted suicide

A shocking case shows that assisted suicide is about more than alleviating suffering.

19 February 2015

Assisted suicide: death is not ‘a part of life’

Using the language of freedom to justify on-demand death is Orwellian and dangerous.

14 January 2015

The nihilistic liberalism of assisted dying

If assisted dying is a medical treatment, then all are entitled to it – including convicted murderers.

5 November 2014

Why Brittany Maynard made the wrong decision

Assisted suicide is morally abhorrent – even when it is understandable.

24 September 2014

Belgium’s insane right‑to‑die laws

Accepting a mentally ill prisoner's request to be executed shows up the madness of Belgium's euthanasia laws.

14 July 2014

Assisted dying – execution by doctor?

The similarities between assisted dying and the death penalty are striking.

3 July 2014

The state should not be the god of death

Legalising assisted suicide would allow officialdom to override poorly individuals' moral autonomy.

18 February 2014

Euthanasia for children: a new low in the Low Countries

Belgium’s extension of the ‘right to die’ to terminally ill children reveals the slippery slope of legalising assisted dying.

20 January 2014

Hayley Cropper and the fiction of assisted suicide

The reality of assisted suicide bears little relation to the image promoted by its supporters.