We all draw back at the thought of a person ending their own existence. It happens more frequently than we like to admit. It is the 10th-leading cause of death in our country, causing more deaths than automobile accidents, and far more than homicide.
The guest editorial on March 1 referenced a GAO report that criticized the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for some data management problems that apparently led to subsidies being paid to people who did not deserve them.
“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”