This article, published by the TRIB Live, quotes Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Wesley J. Smith:
The documents could lock a person into a decision before they understand the situation, said Wesley J. Smith, a senior fellow in human rights and bioethics at the Discovery Institute, a conservative Virginia-based policy group.
“You can’t possibly know the circumstances in which you’ll find yourself,” Smith said. Giving someone power of attorney to make treatment decisions if you’re incapacitated offers flexibility, he said.
The rest of the article can be found here.