On November 13, the British newspaper The Economist took position in the debate on assisted dying. In a leader with as title “The welcome spread of assisted dying”, the subtitle was: “But too many are still denied this basic freedom”. The article was accompanied by a backgrounder.
According to BioEdge, an online platform on bio-ethical newsitems all around the world, the leaders (editorials) and backgrounders of The Economist are extremely influential, so its stand on euthanasia is bound to affect the debate.
Read the articles of The Economist and the comment on it by BioEdge below: