British Medical Association (Again) Urges Doctors To Abdicate Their Professional Duty

Wesley Smith blogs on the British Medical Journal article that argues that British physicians should end their opposition to physician-assisted suicide. Instead, the Journal argues, this is a question for society and doctors should be neutral about it.

Smith rightly notes that this is preposterous, since doctors are a part of society and have a sworn duty to the well-being of their patients. Shame on the British Medical Association for pulling a stunt like this and shame on the Journal of being complicit in the promotion of doctor-based murder.

Read Smith’s post here.

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Professor of Biochemistry at Spring Arbor University (SAU) in Spring Arbor, MI. Have been at SAU since 1999. Author of The Stem Cell Epistles. Before that I was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA (1997-1999), and Sussex University, Falmer, UK (1994-1997). I studied Cell and Developmental Biology at UC Irvine (PhD 1994), and Microbiology at UC Davis (MA 1986, BS 1984).