Thursday, February 17, 2011

Idaho Moves Even Closer To Criminalize Assisted Suicide - Good!

Idaho moving closer to making assisted sucide a crime. Good. Note the media spin: (a) outlawing assisted suicide will "ban" it (no it won't, it'll just mean that if you engage in this behavior you will be prosecuted) and (b) the only people who want this law against assisted suicide are the right-wing nuts and religious freaks (um, no, there are many, many people who are not members of these (pejoratively) named groups who see assisted sucide and euthanasia for what they are: Essentially inhuman and discriminatory.
Idaho moves to ban assisted suicide
BOISE - Amid quotes from scripture and urgings from anti-abortion activists, an Idaho Senate committee on Wednesday approved legislation to outlaw physician-assisted suicide in the state, making it a felony. more

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