Euthanasia: we can live without it
Why is assisted suicide seen as compassionate when it’s for ill or disabled people?
We must oppose legalising euthanasia/assisted suicide for reasons of the terrible consequences that have come where laws have been passed.
I deeply oppose moves to open the legal door to ending the lives of disabled people. And not just for us, but because once a society changes in this way, it changes radically, for every citizen of Ireland.
Liz Carr tackles assisted suicide with new musical - a 'Ted Talk with show tunes'!
'euthanasia and assisted suicide for people disabilities are fundamentally non-choices people make in unsupportive environments and societies.'
US pro-euthanasia group ‘Death with Dignity’ has boldly flagged it’s next campaign focus on the State of Vermont. New Governor-elect, Pete Shumlin is claimed by the group to be clearly pro-euthanasia.
You couldn't make this stuff up, seriously.
Anne McTavish, blogger at The Province in Canada blogs on Assisted Suicide and the Carter Case:
I'm for keeping that door firmly shut. That door is now wide open in Belgium and the Netherlands. The Canadian Parliament is trying to place some appropriate limits on the door thrown open by their Supreme Court. The US west coast approach of opening just a window has been more prudent, but even there it could still blow a gale.
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