Monday, November 28, 2011

A New Zealand Response To The Pro-Death Crowd

Here's a good piece arguing against the legalization of assisted suicide/euthanasia in New Zealand, commenting on the recent Davison case.
John Kleinsman: No case for killing society's most vulnerable
The case against Sean Davison has provoked debate about whether euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide should be legalised.
Few would argue that Mr Davison was not motivated by a sense of love and duty for his mother in doing what he did - he thought he was doing the best thing for her. But, as far as the bigger picture is concerned, Mr Davison's motivation is beside the point. It is drawing a very long bow to argue that this one "hard" case merits the legalisation of euthanasia. more

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