I don’t know Gloria Taylor of Kelowna, B.C., but I would have to be heartless not to sympathize with her. Taylor has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is a disease that causes the degeneration of muscles, so that the person with ALS loses the ability to walk, eat, speak and finally breathe on their own. It’s a disease Taylor knows will kill her if something else doesn’t end her … [Read more...]
When people wish to end their lives, should it be legal for medical professionals to assist them?
October 26, 2012 by James E. Read Leave a Comment
An elderly British couple’s suicide pact raises troubling questions about euthanasia
October 23, 2009 by Captain Amy Reardon & Dr. James Read Leave a Comment
In this Talking It Over series, Dr. James Read, Executive Director of The Salvation Army Ethics Centre in Winnipeg, and Captain Amy Reardon, Editor of Young Salvationist, U.S.A. National Headquarters, dialogue about moral and ethical issues. Click here to read more debates in the Talking It Over series. Dear Jim, Everywhere I look these days, I’m seeing news reports about euthanasia. When … [Read more...]