Euthanasia: we can live without it
These people should face reality and simply admit that this is all just spin designed to get what they want - the 'one step at a time' program.
Nadette De Visser, writing for the online news service, The Daily Beast, explores the incremental extension of euthanasia in The Netherlands from “unbearable and hopeless suffering" to euthanasia for depression.
Straight from the ‘just when you thought it couldn’t possibly get any worse’ files come reports that the Dutch Health Minister admitted in their parliament recently that her department is ‘considering’ setting up mobile euthanasia death squads.
If everything is above board, if there are no problems, if there are no abuses, surely there is a robust defence of the Dutch euthanasia laws from within the polity and the public that can stand such scrutiny?
The Slippery Slope: n. A tricky precarious situation, especially one that leads gradually but inexorably to disaster.
The Dutch government has decided to extend euthanasia to people with dementia
The pro-euthanasia ogre has an insatiable appetite that does not and never will respect the law.
Recently the first reported case of child euthanasia happened in Belgium. Now Holland is considering expanding their laws.
What happens once euthanasia has become legal. The Netherlands experience.
This excellent article about the volta face of euthanasia pioneers from support to downright opposition written by Licia Corbella and published in the Calgary Herald.
While it is possible that a person with a psychiatric illness could make a so-called 'rational' decision to be made dead, it is entirely irrational that a medical professional should agree.
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