Our neighbors to the north are arguing that a ban on doctor-assisted suicide is "outdated."
The British Columbia Court of Appeal's has had the ban for two decades, but according to CBC News, plaintiffs say, "Society's view on the issue has evolved ... and legalization in other jurisdictions, such as Oregon and the Netherlands, provides models for how best to regulate physician-assisted suicide."
Locally, the Washington Death with Dignity Act legalizes physician-assisted dying with certain restrictions.
The issue remains a divisive one. According to the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Southern Baptists, Pentecostals, and Evangelicals and Catholics tended to be opposed to euthanasia.
We posed the question to our panelists.
What does your religion have to say about euthanasia?