Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Netherlands: Euthanasia For More People On The Way

Here's news that reinforces the argument of the slippery slope. The Dutch, in  a very few years, have gone from euthanasia for very few under very specific circumstances to continually expanding the definition of who might be medically killed. They’re at it again.
Euthanasia advice redefines suffering
A new position paper just published by the Dutch Physicians Association (KNMG) says unbearable and lasting suffering should not be the only criteria physicians consider when a patient requests euthanasia.
The KNMG says the new guidelines will clarify the responsibilities, possibilities and limitations that physicians have within the regulations of the 2002 euthanasia law (Termination of Life on Request and Assisted Suicide [Review Procedures] Act or Euthanasia Act for short). more

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