Pope Francis attacked the right to die movement saying euthanasia is a 'sin'
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has denounced the right to die movement, saying it's a "false sense of compassion" to consider euthanasia as an act of dignity when in fact it's a sin against God and creation.
As for the right to die movement, I can’t see it ever happening. What would the “just” criteria be for a state-sponsored or administered assisted death?
This is a very nice article about the right to die movement.
set a helpful precedent for the international right to die movement
Although the right to die movement is sometimes characterized under the heading of , advocates are quick to point out that is not about a doctor's decision to end the suffering of a terminally ill person, but rather about the decision by a terminally ill person to end their own under medical supervision. It is also worth noting that the right to die movement has historically focused not on active physician-assisted suicide, but on the patient's option to refuse treatment by way of .VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has denounced the right to die movement, saying it's a "false sense of compassion" to consider euthanasia as an act of dignity when in fact it's a sin against God and creation.The Right to DIe movement in California has recently been signed into law. But there were and are people who are critically ill and still fighting for every last breath. We profiled Stephanie Packer - who wants every moment possible with her children no matter what. Adam May reported and I produced for Al Jazeera America.Brittany Maynard became a symbol of the right to die movement following her decision to end her own life before her brain cancer took it from her. Following her death, her mother Deborah Ziegler fought to change the laws in Brittany’s home state of California to allow terminal patients to die with dignity.