Saturday, September 25, 2010

Aussie Health Minister Admits Administering Euthanasia

Yikes – Aussie Health Minister admits to killing patients. Oh, sorry, easing pain that resulted in death. Uh-huh.
I sped up death: Deputy Premier Kim Hames
WESTERN Australia's euthanasia debate has taken an unexpected twist.
Health Minister and Deputy Premier Kim Hames has admitted that as a GP he administered painkillers that had hastened a cancer patient's death.
Dr Hames said yesterday what he had done was legal and not the same as euthanasia, which he opposed, because the medication had been intended to ease a patient's suffering rather than end their life. more

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