Euthanasia: we can live without it
This would make for a libertarian society at the expense of a humane or liberal one. If human life loses its value how will human freedom retain it?
No-one should begrudge any Australian or group of Australian’s from ‘pushing their barrow’ in seeking to further their agenda, whatever that might be.
Make no mistake: if ever there was going to be a test case, this is it.
Is this a sign that the commission is taking its role seriously, or is there something else afoot?
"the Commission clearly allowed itself to broaden the scope of the law"
“If Belgium has been unable to control abuse—and does not seem to have tried very hard—what reason is there to believe it will be controlled in the future?”
Interview with Professor Ghins, Professor of Philosophy at the Centre for Philosophy of Science, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.
Although he is calm - almost matter of fact - about wanting to end his life deliberately, he acknowledges the effect this will have on the people around him.
The Globe and Mail has reported that Frank van den Bleeken, a convicted rapist and murderer in Belgian has asked to die by lethal injection, not capital punishment, but euthanasia.
Euthanasia in Belgium has been approved for people with dementia, people with depression and other psychiatric conditions.
41% increase in euthanasia in 4 years: an appalling excess due to the legislation on assisted death in Belgium.
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