What about the possible negative consequences of MAID for our neighbors and the larger society that I mentioned? These possible consequences are especially important for thinking about any decision to expand MAID.
Canada’s government has decided to expand the scope of medical assistance in dying (MAID). MAID has been legal in Canada since June 2016.
Lady Gaga’s popular song “Born This Way” (sometimes described as a “gay anthem”) affirms and celebrates various diversities as good, including sexual diversity – homosexuality, bisexuality, and transgender sexuality.
I have followed the abortion debate since the 1980s. After investigating the issue, I became pro-life, while acknowledging that there may be truly difficult circumstances in which an abortion might be justified.
In fall of 2017 the Manitoba provincial government published the booklet Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Students in Manitoba Schools.
I think our culture is facing a convergence of three popular philosophical theses which threatens to undo us. I’ll set out the three theses and then I’ll set out the storm.
My wife and I recently watched a Jimmy Kimmel video in which various American young people (including college-educated students) are presented with a map of the world (without written text) and are asked to identify at least one country – any country.
Laughter is good for the soul. I hope your soul will be blessed with the following attempts at humour.
‘Tis the season for gay pride parades. In a democratic, diverse multi-cultural society such as Canada it’s important to look at pride parade pros and cons. Let’s (dare) do that.