Monday, July 19, 2010

The Media Lies To Spin Assisted Suicide Positively

Well, this is the state of the in-the-tank-for-the-culture-of-death media. This story takes until page 3 to get to the fact that the Final Exit Network is under Federal indictment for their actions. The piece even states that FEN does a careful examination of the persons’ mental and physical health before assigning them a guide. Bull. That’s why they’re under indictment in Georgia – the undercover agent said he had terminal cancer, and they took it at face value, then they went on to explain to him how they would hold his hands down if he tried to pull the helium mask of his face if he changed his mind about dying.
Euthanasia Billboards, Books Fight for Death on Your Own Terms
Mixed in among the billboards for radio stations and fast food restaurants in San Francisco and New Jersey are controversial roadside ads appealing to the seriously ill who want help in committing suicide.
Emblazoned with the slogan "My Life. My Death. My Choice," the black billboards are part of a larger campaign by the Final Exit Network to spur discussion and raise awareness of what it considers the inalienable right to die with dignity.
While many right-to-die advocates argue for the legalization of physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill, Final Exit Network offers "exit guidance" to those with serious but not necessarily terminal illnesses, allowing them to take their death into their own hands, either with a physician's help or not.
"We thought [the billboards] were a great way to get different communities talking about the issue. We believe that the ultimate human rights issue of the 21st century is the right to die," says Frank Kavanaugh, Final Exit's spokesman. more

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