and the browbeaten, as detractors of voluntary euthanasia would have us believe.
Their families are not grasping vultures hell-bent on an early inheritance as proposed by the scaremongers. They are not necessarily irreligious, nonpractising or atheist; quite simply, they are not religious fundamentalists.
Their physicians are not unwillingly forced into complying with a euthanasia request. In no jurisdictions where euthanasia is legally practised are any physicians forced to comply. Those who choose to participate are practitioners who respect their patients enough to take them seriously when they beg for