Peter Singer on expanding the right to die

Monday, Apr 12, 2021

As a growing number of countries pass legislation permitting or regulating physician-assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics Peter Singer’s latest Project Syndicate op-ed shines a spotlight on Canada – where current legislation deems unbearable suffering from an incurable but non-terminal physical illness sufficient for assistance in dying – and the need to consider advance requests as well as the inclusion of those experiencing irremediable suffering from mental illness.  Read “Extending the Right to Die.”