He revealed that his family and close associates have been shocked initially but later they reconciled themselves with the situation.
Laurie Strike actually desires euthanasia which means “the intentional killing by act or omission of a dependent human being for his or her alleged benefit” There are many form of euthanasia like:
The American Medical Association opposes the concept of euthanasia and held the view that a physician assisted death is harmful not only for the ethics of medical profession but for the patient also. The association negates the idea of abandoning the incurable patients instead more love and affection should be shown to these patients to lessen their miseries.
Like AMA, many medical practitioners in Australia have the view that medicines are meant to cure the diseases of patients and the concept of euthanasia is quite opposite to it. In euthanasia, medicines are used to snatch the life of a living being.
Pope Benedict XVI declares it a grave sin. Besides, he also declares abortion as a kind of euthanasia, when a mother chose abortion to avoid abdominal pains. He stated, “The deliberate decision to deprive an innocent human being of his life is always morally evil and can never be licit”. He asked the family members of patients who were suffering with the incurable diseases to come forward and help the patients with love and care. in this way the family system would also be strengthened.
The National Catholic Bioethics Center declares life as a beautiful gift of God and said, “God did not make death, nor does He rejoice in the destruction of the living” (Wisdom 1:13). They are saying that human life is precious and any effort to temper with it will be immoral and grave sin.
Roman Church also has the same views on euthanasia and terms this concept as morally wrong. According to BBC, “The Roman Church does not accept that human beings have the right to die.