Wesley J. Smith: The Canadian Culture of Death Brooks No Dissent

(NRO) – Mere legalization of euthanasia is never enough. Eventually, efforts will be made to compel dissenting doctors and institutions to become complicit in the killing of sick patients — even if it violates constitutional guarantees of freedom of religion.

That process is accelerating in Canada. Ontario already requires individual doctors, at the risk of professional discipline, to participate in euthanasia — either by killing a legally qualified patient (a category that keeps expanding) or providing an “effective referral,” which means finding for the patient a doctor who’s known to be willing to kill. CONTINUE