Thursday, June 3, 2010

More From Baroness Campbell Opposing The Pro-deathers

Here’s the UK’s Baroness Campbell’s rationale not to weaken UK laws against assisted suicide. It’s an eloquent and completely rational counterweight to the pro-deathers in the UK (and the rest of the world) who are working as hard as they can to make assisted suicide and euthanasia available anywhere, anytime, for any reason. Go Baroness!!
Disabled people need help to live, not die
I've been a campaigner for most of my life. I've not been alone. I've worked with other disabled people and great allies in parliament and elsewhere. Mostly, what we've wanted for disabled people has been almost universally applauded: better access, more support, equal rights. Opposition came from those holding the purse strings but we kept badgering away, arguing that equality for disabled people was good for everyone in society. By strength in numbers we scored notable victories, such as the Disability Discrimination Act. The wider public accepted that it was wrong for disabled people to receive inferior treatment. more

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