Sunday, April 3, 2011

More Pro-Death Poster People: This Time In The UK

Yes, folks, the pro-death poster people keep on coming - here from the UK. I did get a chuckle out of the article header - seeing that the victim was 84.
Woman kills herself to avoid old age
A BRITISH woman aged 84 has triggered new controversy over assisted suicide after taking her life at a Swiss clinic because she did not want to die of old age.
Nan Maitland, who suffered from arthritis but was active and not terminally ill, left a note saying she wished to escape the “long period of decline, sometimes called 'prolonged dwindling', that so many people unfortunately experience before they die”.
Ms Maitland, who was separated with three children, was a founder of an organisation that campaigns to allow elderly people who are not terminally ill to commit suicide with medical aid. more

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