Is euthanasia corrupting transplant ethics?
This article was published by Wesley Smith on his blog on August 8, 2017.Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithIn my very first anti-euthanasia column, published by Newsweek in 1993, I worried that once medicalized killing became accepted, it would soon be joined by “organ harvesting as a plum to society.” “Alarmist!” I was called. “Slippery slope arguer!” It will never happen, I was assured. Until it did. Now in both Netherlands and Belgium, mentally ill and disabled patients are voluntarily euthanized and their organs harvested after being killed. Canada is discussing joining the infamous duo. I have waited for the organ transplant community to rise up