physician-assisted suicide

The church can be a space for difficult conversations about choices at the end of life—along with being a place for communal care.
April 1, 2016

Most Americans say they want to discuss end-of-life treatment with their doctors. Yet few seriously ill patients ever actually do.
July 20, 2015

Before her recent death with the assistance of a prescription of barbiturates, Brittany Maynard, who was terminally ill, made public her hopes that this would be a watershed moment for the movement to make choices such as hers legal in all of the U.S. I can understand some of the reasoning of that campaign, even if I don’t agree with it.
November 6, 2014

In the U.S., assisted suicide has mostly been a hard sell. But there are some clear steps to take to improve end-of-life care.
November 5, 2014