Wesley J. Smith: Wife Loses Lawsuit to Prevent Husband’s Euthanasia


(NRO) – Euthanasia/assisted suicide subverts family cohesion. For example, what if one spouse wants to be made dead, and that decision is opposed by the other?

Or, what if siblings object to a depressed brother’s decisions to be put down and beg doctors not to kill him, to no avail?

Both cases happened in Canada, the most recent involving a wife trying to prevent her husband’s being euthanized.

She lost because the benefit of the doubt goes to death once assisted suicide/euthanasia becomes legal. CONTINUE