Monday, June 19, 2006

Physician-Assisted Suicide (Whether You Want It Or Not)

Here's another example of just how far England is going down the "slippery slope" of euthanasia. The Daily Mail (U.K.) story can be found right here.

...Len Doyal, formerly a professor of medical ethics and a member of the British Medical Association's ethics committee, actually called yesterday for doctors to be able actively to end patients' lives without their consent.

Doctors, he said, were already doing this passively by removing feeding tubes from those whose lives were judged to be no longer worth living. How much better it would be, therefore, to end their lives 'quickly, humanely and without guilt'...