Over the next few days I want to highlight our “3 Things You Should Know About . . .” document series.
To begin, here are 3 Things You Should Know About Physician Assisted Suicide.
- Physicians Should Never Be In the Business of Harming Their Patients
- Physician Assisted Suicide Places Society’s Weakest and Vulnerable at Elevated Risks
- Physician Assisted Suicide is Bad Public Policy
The Center for Bioethics and Culture believes that permitting doctors to assist in the suicides of dying people is wrong and is a form of abandonment. The proper and compassionate approach to suicidal desire—whatever its cause—is compassionate intervention and prevention, not facilitation.
Click here to download a one page PDF that expands on each of these points and includes references to the latest supporting research.
As I mentioned, this is one of a series of “3 Things You Should Know About . . .” documents, so stay tuned for more soon!
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