New Mobility: Outrage Builds Against 'Me Before You'

Content

New Mobility: Outrage Builds Against 'Me Before You'

June 1, 2016

by Josie Byzek

Outrage against the movie Me Before You by people with disabilities is escalating as the movie gets set to open in theaters on June 3.

The movie, based on JoJo Moyes’ book of the same name, bills itself as a positive, life-affirming romance — its Twitter hashtag is #LiveBoldly. But it ends with its young quadriplegic protagonist, Will Traynor, being euthanized in a Switzerland clinic, leaving his fortune to his caregiver/girlfriend so she could have financial freedom. Continue reading . . .