The Common Good
September/October 2010

Acceptable in God’s sight?

by Ted Voelker | September/October 2010

In her generally fine article, Lisa Sowle Cahill states, “euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide is not an acceptable answer to the stress of human death.”

In her generally fine article, Lisa Sowle Cahill states, “euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide is not an acceptable answer to the stress of human death.”

However, many other people can respect a loving, considered, and supportive position for those who choose, in their God-given freedom, to end their own lives on their own terms. The choice of solving the mystery of what it means to live (after physical death) without pain or frailty and with God should not be denied by any politician or church official.

Rev. Ted Voelker
New York, New York

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