Death with Dignity: the last great civil-rights crusade

My biggest disappointment in last month’s election has to do with the Death with Dignity proposal going down to defeat in my native Massachusetts. I was surprised, given the progressive politics of the Bay State. Early indications suggested it would win public approval easily. The story behind its defeat is a familiar one featuring a pile on of reactionary interests, conservative and religious, who vehemently … Continue reading Death with Dignity: the last great civil-rights crusade