Tag Archives: Assisted Dying
Euthanasia and Slippery Slopes: A Reply to Chambers
March 6, 2020 · by impact ethics · in Canadian Bioethics, Death & Assisted Dying, euthanasia, Law & Policy, MAiD, physician-assisted dying
Jos VM Welie argues that the Groningen Protocol in the Netherlands presents a clear example of a slippery slope in the area of physician assistance in suicide and euthanasia.
Media promotes baseless slippery slope claims
February 13, 2020 · by impact ethics · in Canadian Bioethics, Death & Assisted Dying, Law & Policy, MAiD, physician-assisted dying
Stuart Chambers critiques the latest crop of slippery slope arguments against the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance in dying.
The Limits of Choice: Abortion and Assisted Dying
Michelle Oberman compares abortion and assisted dying and argues that focusing on the ‘right to choose’ risks ignoring the social and economic factors that shape and constrain our choices.
Assisted Dying: A History of Ethical Principles
Stuart Chambers describes the ethical principles that have shaped the historical debates surrounding medical assistance in dying in Canada.
The Shortcomings of Conscientious Objection
October 23, 2015 · by impact ethics · in Canadian Bioethics, Death & Assisted Dying, Law & Policy · 1 Comment
Aidan Hayes doubts that the physician’s conscience alone justifies a refusal to provide treatment.