Wesley J. Smith is a Senior Fellow in Human Rights and Bioethics at the Discovery Institute, a consultant to the International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, and a special consultant for the Center for Bioethics and Culture.

He is the author of several books: Forced Exit: Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide and the New Duty to Die is a classic on the assisted-suicide/euthanasia movement; Culture of Death: The Assault on Medical Ethics in America critiques the dangers of the modern bioethics movement; Consumer’s Guide to a Brave New World explores the morality, science, and business aspects of human cloning, stem cell research, and genetic engineering; A Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement looks at the animal rights/liberation movement; and his most recent book, The War on Humanscritiques the radicalism of the environmental movement.

In the following, he sits down for a conversation with Dead Reckoning TV to talk with Brian Mattson and Jay Friesen: