Wednesday, October 13, 2010

UK Medicos Want To Make Medicalized Killing Legal

Here it comes: The first group of UK medicos who want to change assisted sucide laws in the UK. What does it say about a society where those professionally committed to helping people get better and ease suffering are now campaigning to kill their patients.
Assisted suicide campaigners bid to change law
Doctors and nurses who support assisted suicide for the terminally ill will launch a campaign tomorrow to change the law on the right to die.
Healthcare Professionals for Change (HPC), a group of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, aims to challenge the views of bodies such as the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) which oppose such a move.
It is the first professional body to be set up with the explicit aim of changing the 1961 Suicide Act. more

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