Thursday, August 21, 2014

Assisted suicicide front and centre in BC news

Two days running now there have been front page stories in the Vancouver Sun (here and here) about Gillian Ryan's suicide.  That's suicide, not "assisted" suicide. She planned her own death and carried it out without involving anyone else.  Good for her, except that apparently she wanted to use the occasion to grandstand in support of doctor assisted suicide.  Naturally, the Van Sun and others obliged.

So, now's a good time to revisit Margaret Somerville's 2012 interview on the subject:

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