Assisted Suicide Backers Concede in MA

by Wesley J. Smith

In the one bright spot of a dismal election, the backers of Question 2–which would have permitted doctors to engage in prescribed suicide–have conceded defeat in a very close election; 51%-49.  Ironically, this is the same margin by which Oregon passed Measure 16 way back when, unleashing the never-ending struggle to redefine suicide into “death with dignity.” I’ll have some more thoughts on this over at Human Exceptionalism soon.

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