Monday, March 12, 2012

Breaking: UK Court OKs An Assisted Suicide

A UK court has, for the first time that I’m aware of, OK’d an assisted suicide in the case of a man with locked in syndrome. The slippery slope become steeper and steeper in the UK unfortunately.
UK Court: Euthanasia Case Can Proceed
A British judge ruled Monday that the case of a severely disabled man who wants to end his "intolerable" life should be allowed to proceed.
Tony Nicklinson, 57, suffered a paralyzing stroke in 2005 that left him unable to speak or move below his neck and in need of constant care. He communicates largely by blinking. In January, he asked the High Court to declare that any doctor who gives him a lethal injection with his consent won't be charged with murder. more

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