Tuesday, March 30, 2010

In Singapore, A Spirited Opposition To The Pro-Deathers

As the pro-deathers encroach on Singapore, they’re meeting with stiff resistance. Go! Go! Go!
Killing the Dying
Writing in a recent issue of the Singapore Academy of Law Journal, National University of Singapore law professor Stanley Yeo and DPP Toh Puay San had proposed that a terminally-ill patient be legally allowed to kill himself with the assistance of his doctor.
They even crafted a piece of draft legislation on this.
The article could have been just a piece of academic musing or it could have been a controversial kite flown to test the winds of public opinion. Whatever it is, a piece of legislation such as this would be an ill-conceived one. more

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