Internationellt Tag

There is currently a discussion about medically assisted death here in Sweden. Advocates consider it a necessary right for certain patients whose palliative care does not help to relieve symptoms—a last resort for extreme cases. The idea presented to the public in opinion polls is that it should only apply to people with incurable diseases, those who have nothing else to look forward to but an imminent death. The Swedish advocates recommend a law modeled on Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act (DWDA). They explain to us Swedes that the OregonRead More