Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Why Surprise That Pro-Deathers Want Killing Even For People With Serious Mental Illness?

The more astonishing thing about this report from the UK is how surprised everyone seems to be that the Swiss death-clinic, run by Dignitas, was actually willing to help kill a man who was clearly psychologically disturbed. It seems it’ll take a while to convince the media that what the pro-deathers really want is death anywhere, anytime, for any reason. And in whatever state if mind you happen to be. Awful.
Swiss suicide clinic Dignitas probed after 'patient suffering from paranoid schizophrenia was given suicide kit'
Swiss suicide clinic Dignitas is under investigation over claims that it ignored a patient's distressed mental condition to give him drugs to end his own life.
Strict assisted suicide laws in Switzerland state that each patient must be of sound mind and able to understand the consequences of their actions.
But now details have emerged of a patient who was allegedly given a DIY suicide kit prescribed by a Zurich gynaeologist despite suffering from paranoid schizophrenia. more

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