Tuesday, March 8, 2011

India Yesterday: Euthanasia May Be Legal - Today: Line 'Em Up To Die

Well that didn't take long. Yesterday the Indian Supreme Court opened to door to euthanasia under certain circumstances. Today they're ling em' up to be killed. Sad? Unspeakably. Unexpected? Heck no.
Docs for selective euthanasia
The families of the six patients in a vegetative state with no hope of recovery at AIIMS’ trauma centre can now appeal to the high court for being granted euthanasia, in accordance with the Supreme Court verdict on Monday.
“These patients will never recover. They can’t be sent home as their families have spent all their money and savings to keep them alive,” said Dr Deepak Aggarwal, assistant professor neurosurgery at the trauma centre. more

No comments:

Locations of visitors to this page