Friday, April 9, 2010

Support For David Cameron's Stand Against Assisted Suicide

Here’s a good piece opposing assisted suicide and euthanasia from yesterday's Telegraph
Do not go gentle... into legalised assisted suicide
Hurray for David Cameron for pledging to resist the legalisation of assisted suicide. George Pitcher is right. You do not have to be religious to understand how creepy it would be if the government, which would have to create an oversight bureaucracy, got into the death business.
You don’t have to be church-goer to get a sense of what would happen if the flood gates were opened for strained public — and even private — health care bureaucracies. The collusion, for instance, between American HMOs (private health insurance companies that wrangle lower fees by cost-testing every procedure) and assisted suicide culture would be a sickening thing to behold. more

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