Archive for February 2017

DC law legalizing assisted suicide is now in effect

HereĀ is a story from about recent developments in Washington, D.C. The DC City Council passed the law legalizing assisted suicide in 2016. Congress had an opportunity to prevent the law from going into effect but failed to do so. DC joins Oregon, Washington, Vermont, California, and Colorado as jurisdictions where laws explicitly authorize assisted […]

Papers from the 2016 University Faculty for Life conference now available on-line

Many of the papers from the excellent 2016 University Faculty for Life conference held at Marquette are now available on-line at this link. Many thanks to Father Koterski S.J. for his work on editing these papers. There are several papers dealing with brain death and assisted suicide, among many other topics.