A stone's throw to euthanasia: Allowing 14-year-old to die

"Our current cultural practice seems to demand that we fit into neatly defined categories. We must be either for or against. Little room is left for complexity or nuance.

"While I am decidedly pro-life, sometimes more must be said. Such is the case when discussing the tragic death of Jerika Bolen, who at age 14 and with the support of her mother, chose to stop treatment and end her life following years of painful struggle with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2."

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This article originally appeared as a guest column in The Orlando Sentinel.