Euthanasia and assisted suicide – contagion and corruption of compassion.
By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Arthur Goldberg and Shimon Cowan have written an excellent analysis of euthanasia and assisted suicide laws from the point of view of Jewish scholars. The article: The contagion of euthanasia and the Corruption of Compassion was published in Public Discourse on September 11.Goldberg and Cowan write about the issue based on several topic areas. They start their article by referring to the quick expansion of euthanasia “MAiD” in Canada.In Canada, “natural death” must be “reasonably foreseeable” before a doctor may euthanize a patient. In spite of such statutory language, in A.B. v.