Dying With Dignity?
What does “dying with dignity” mean, and what has it come to? According to the World Health Organization, "All people have a right to receive high-quality care during serious illness and to a dignified death, free of overwhelming pain and in line with their spiritual and religious beliefs." In 2015 the right to die via lethal injection was enacted by the Supreme Court of Canada. The newly introduced law meant that a patient with a medical condition causing severe suffering, by the patient’s definition, could opt to die via lethal injection and this decision could be arrived at whether or not [...]