Medical Aid in Dying

Medical Aid in Dying

The New Hampshire House of Representatives narrowly approved House Bill 1283 in a 179 to 176 vote last month. The bill, if approved by the Senate and signed by the governor, would establish a legal process for state residents to acquire lethal doses of medication to...

Will We Help Terminal Patients Feel Whole?

We Christian ethicists often sound more like overprotective parents than scholars seeking to promote social justice and welfare. It looks like we are against everything. Our approach to social policy often resembles my 8-year-old son, who recently came into my room to...

Autonomy Worries Many Terminal Patients

Physician-assisted suicide is not new. I can still remember reading Derek Humphry’s “Final Exit” (1991) as a college student. I remember feeling great sorrow for those that suffer. Today, I still feel that pain as I work with oncology patients who...