Coercion is a solution in search of a problem, a dead end when we have pathways to get people where they want to go.
Martin Regg Cohn
Unsurprisingly in a matter of life and death, a war of words is at play: Medical suicide versus death with dignity.
Lowering the temperature, the authorities have settled on a more antiseptic acronym: MAID, or Medical Assistance in Dying.
There is no anodyne phrase, no easy right or wrong when both sides believe themselves to be on side of the angels. Or view the other side as being angels of death. . . [Full text]