Last updated on: 8/24/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Focus on the Family Biography

Position:
Con to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia violate the sanctity of human life, so we oppose both physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia.”

“Our Position (Euthanasia),” www.focusonthefamily.com (accessed Aug. 21, 2009)

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“Reaching more than 220 million people in 155 nations, Focus on the Family is a Christian nonprofit organization dedicated to serving, strengthening and defending families worldwide. Founded in 1977, Focus on the Family provides practical tools, spiritual resources and emotional support to families at every stage of life.”

“Focus on the Family Historical Timeline,” www.focusonthefamily.com (accessed Aug. 21, 2009)

Mission:

“To cooperate with the Holy Spirit in sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with as many people as possible by nurturing and defending the God-ordained institution of the family and promoting biblical truths worldwide.”

“Focus on the Family’s Mission Statement,” www.focusonthefamily.com (accessed Aug. 21, 2009)

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Are Living Wills a Good Idea?
  2. What Is a Do-Not-Resuscitate Order (DNR)?