Obsessed by the Right to Die

The Daily Mail has branded Tony Nicklinson, a British man who seeks the right to legally end his life after having suffered from ‘locked-in syndrome’ for twelve years, a ‘single minded, selfish obsessionist.’ A High Court judge has ruled that Mr. Nicklinson should be able to seek a ‘defence of necessity’ for cases such as his, […]

Same-Sex Marriage: Fundamental or Fair Game?

On Tuesday, the same day that Uganda revived its infamous ‘Anti-Homosexuality Bill,’ the state of California announced its ban on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional. The very next day, Washington legalized gay marriage. Many Americans will view these as two more instances of Western Democracy setting an example of progressivism to the rest of the […]