Wednesday, June 16, 2010

I'm Surprised The Dutch Are Surprised That Legal Euthanasia Is On The Rise

Nah, who wouldda thunk it???? Euthanasia deaths are starting to snowball in the Netherlands (um, make murder legal, they will come, and die, whether they want to or not). The funniest part of the story is that the government is concerned at the increase. If it’s legal, why be concerned? The time for concern was years ago when people were trying to stop the slide down the slippery slope. Are you listening, UK??
Sharp growth in euthanasia deaths
The number of reported deaths by euthanasia rose 13% last year to 2,636, following an increase of 10% in 2008, the NRC reports, quoting figures due to be published at the beginning of July.
The 2008 increase led the health ministry to set up an investigation into the increase. That investigation is due to start this month. more

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