Monday, December 6, 2010

Doctors Increasingly Think Euthanasia OK

Ya think? After constant drumming by the pro-deathers, surprise (not): Many more doctors these days see euthanasia as OK. This from the Journal of Medical Ethics:
In most European countries the attitudes regarding the acceptability of active euthanasia have clearly changed in the population since World War II. . . . Acceptance of active euthanasia increased from 16.3% to 29.1% to 49.5% in the periods from 2001 to 2003/04 to 2008/09. . . . The survey period from 2001 to 2009 reveals a massive change in medical students' attitudes towards active euthanasia under medical supervision. Ethical convictions of medical doctors seem to fall back behind a higher valuation of the autonomy of the patient. more

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