Tuesday, January 25, 2011

India's Terri Schiavo To Be Examined - Euthanasia To Follow?

I posted yesterday about India’s Terri Schiavo. She’s been in a persistent unresponsive state for many years, but now some are pushing for her to be euthanized. We’ll see what happens after the panel of 3 medical experts has examined her.
SC sends medical team to nurse over euthanasia
New Delhi, Jan. 24: The Supreme Court today directed a three-member medical team to examine a Mumbai nurse, who has been in a coma for 36 years after a murderous rape attempt, following a plea to take her off life support so she could die peacefully.
A two-judge bench of Justices Markandey Katju and Gyansudha Mishra said it felt “like a ship in an uncharted sea” and also sought the attorney-general’s response even as it appointed an amicus curiae to help it with the “delicate” issue. more

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