Euthanasia: we can live without it
People need to read this story to understand that euthanasia is not an issue of choice, but rather an issue of control over life and death. If euthanasia were legal, this woman would have been lethally injected rather than killed by dehydration over 15 days.
Elder Abuse is reaching epidemic proportions in some western countries. The connection between such abuse and the risk of euthanasia & assisted suicide should provide legislators pause for thought.
Financial abuse by relatives hightens concerns with UK assisted suicide bill
On death, Dawkins, Down Syndrome and dementia.
Now is a time for protecting and valuing our elders, not putting them at further risk.
The ABC's Lateline program last night ran a shocking story about Elder Abuse in Australian nursing homes.
In every Australian state and territory, the issue of Elder Abuse; that is: abuse of elderly people by a trusted relative or friend, often, but not exclusively, for financial gain, is becoming a serious problem.
This is a very sad story. It is also a very clear warning.
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