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Letters From the September 4/11, 2023, Issue Letters From the September 4/11, 2023, Issue

The right to be heard… It’s going to get hotter… Don’t cross the picket line (web only)… 

Aug 19, 2023 / Letters / Our Readers

What My Parents Taught Me About Bodily Autonomy

What My Parents Taught Me About Bodily Autonomy What My Parents Taught Me About Bodily Autonomy

I learned from an early age that honoring an individual’s wishes for their body is a sacred act.

Jun 27, 2023 / Feature / Angela Garbes

Michal Kaliszan and his mother at Michal's graduation from the University of Waterloo, where he studied computer science.

When Death Is the Best Choice, Is It a Choice at All? When Death Is the Best Choice, Is It a Choice at All?

Disabled Canadians need support, but without proper government funding, voluntary death through MAID may be their only option.

Jun 27, 2023 / Feature / Nora Loreto

A sign reading

We Need a New Body Politics We Need a New Body Politics

Our new special issue is about one thing: defending the right of everyone to be able to do what he or she or they want with their own body, free from political constraint.

Jun 23, 2023 / Editorial / Emily Douglas, Regina Mahone for The Nation

Can Americans Really Make a Free Choice About Dying?

Can Americans Really Make a Free Choice About Dying? Can Americans Really Make a Free Choice About Dying?

In a country that treats disabled people like expensive burdens and that teaches people to hate and fear disabilities, activists argue that true bodily autonomy is not possible.

May 31, 2023 / Feature / Sara Luterman

Jack and Mary Willis

A Last Gift of Love: One Way to Switzerland, Business Class A Last Gift of Love: One Way to Switzerland, Business Class

In America, we allow our pets more dignity in death than we allow people.

Mar 25, 2022 / Jack Willis and Mary Pleshette Willis

At Catholic Hospitals, a ‘Right to Life’ but Not a Right to Death

At Catholic Hospitals, a ‘Right to Life’ but Not a Right to Death At Catholic Hospitals, a ‘Right to Life’ but Not a Right to Death

Five states permit doctors to help terminally ill patients end their lives, but Catholic hospitals still refuse to let their patients “die with dignity.”

Oct 8, 2015 / Katherine Stewart

C. Everett Koop, 1916–2013

C. Everett Koop, 1916–2013 C. Everett Koop, 1916–2013

From ideologue to reality-based public servant, the evolution of a fascinating man.

Mar 12, 2013 / Blog / Rick Perlstein

Catholic Church Amps Up Its Fight Against Aid in Dying Catholic Church Amps Up Its Fight Against Aid in Dying

If the US Conference of Catholic Bishops has its way, patients across the country will suffer a broad-spectrum loss of rights.

Jun 16, 2011 / Ann Neumann

Antichoice at the End of Life Antichoice at the End of Life

Just after Christmas, the "death panel" meme was resurrected by healthcare opponents who worked the same network that has been fighting legal abortion since the 1970s.

Jan 13, 2011 / Ann Neumann

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