BBC charged with glorifying assisted suicide
Catholic World News - June 17, 2011
Pro-life groups in Britain have sharply criticized BBC for a documentary on assisted suicide, charging that the program was in effect a propaganda piece for euthanasia.
Care Not Killing, a group formed to fight acceptance of euthanasia, expressed fear that the program would generate “copycat suicides.” The group urged media outlets to avoid stories that sensationalize or glorify suicide, saying that such stories can have a profoundly unsettling effect on vulnerable people.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($34,135 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!