Sunday, June 26, 2011

India: New Request For Euthanasia

Well, this is what happens when you allow the thin end of the euthanasia wedge to enter. Last year, in the case of an Indian woman who had been semiconscious for 35 years, the Indian High Court ruled that euthanasia was feasible. Now comes a father requesting that his conjoined twin daughters be euthanized. It'll be interesting to see how this works out.
Father of Siamese twins pleads for them to be allowed to die
The impoverished family of Indian conjoined twins won worldwide sympathy when they rejected the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi’s offer to pay for surgery to separate them.
They feared that one or both might die in the operation and could not bear to lose either.
Five years later, they are pleading with the Indian government to allow them to carry out a mercy killing to release the 15-year-old twins from their increasing physical agony. more

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