Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Connecticut Media In The Tank For The Pro-Deathers

Oh please, spare me . . . Ya know, sometimes I think the media should just butt out and go investigate the latest “man bites dog” story, because they are so transparently biased around assisted suicide and euthanasia. If you think I’m exaggerating, read on.
Assisted Suicide In West Hartford Shows Need For Law On Difficult Decision
According to West Hartford police, Bruce Brodigan appears to have followed all the grim rules of suicide, including consulting a how-to manual, when he allegedly assisted in his father's death last Sept. 14.
On the table beside the bed where George Brodigan took his last breath, there was a bottle of Mount Gay rum and a glass of ice, a Tupperware container full of pills, a suicide note and a copy of "Final Exit," a best-selling guide to killing yourself.
There were "do not resuscitate" orders laid out on the kitchen table, along with various other financial and personal papers, including an obituary. George Brodigan, a widely known local lawyer, had been suffering from Alzheimer's for years and, according to his son, had planned to take his own life before he became too incapacitated.
To help the toxic mix of pills and rum go down, police say that Bruce Brodigan prepared a bread-and-butter snack for the elder Brodigan, one of the recommendations in Derek Humphry's "Final Exit."
It took Brodigan, 82, about 40 minutes to die from an overdose of alcohol and Amitriptyline, an anti-depressant prescribed to his son. Bruce Brodigan told police that it was "the most beautiful, loving moment I had with my father." more

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