Tag Archives: medically assisted dying

Dignity, Politics, and Medical Assistance in Dying

Harry Critchley considers the meaning and role of dignity within debates on medical assistance in dying.

A Fate Worse than Death

Letitia Meynell explains why assisted dying is an important option for the terminally ill.

Ms. Maynard Was Right – Assisted Suicide Should Be Legal Everywhere

Mark Bernstein suggests that terminally ill patients should have the option of assisted suicide.

When Living is a Fate Worse Than Death

Letitia Meynell, writing about her terminally ill mother, suggests that opponents of assisted death must turn their gaze away from abstract issues to the real embodied processes and experiences of dying patients.

Medical Aid in Dying: What Are We So Afraid Of?

Dave Langlois worries about the consequences of normalizing medical aid in dying, but nonetheless argues that grievously ill patients should be able to ask for, and receive, help in hastening their death.

The Logical Slippery Slope is Neither Slippery Nor Logical

Reuven Brandt questions the inevitability of slip sliding from physician-assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia to non-voluntary euthanasia.

End of Life Care in Quebec: It’s a New Dawn

Jocelyn Downie clarifies the final draft of Bill 52 as Quebec legislators prepare to vote.