Sunday, March 4, 2012

Dutch Overwhelmed With Requests For Mobile Euthanasia

If you offer it, they will come . . . The Dutch figured that getting people to come to hospitals for killing wasn’t getting enough people dead. They invented mobile killing units that could go to homes for the dirty deed. The Dutch seem thrilled. However, read this piece and see how the elderly are calling up and tearfully being grateful for the killing units. What does it say about a society where people are relieved to be able to be killed???
Traveling Dutch euthanasia clinic swamped with requests
The Dutch mobile euthanasia clinics that began offering assisted death in people's homes last week received nearly 60 requests within their two first days of operation, Dutch daily De Volkskrant reported Saturday.
On Thursday, six mobile Levenseinde (Life End) units went into operation around the Netherlands, where euthanasia has been legal since 2002.
Petra de Jong, director of the Dutch right-to-die foundation NVVE which runs the mobile service, told De Volkskrant that patients were "grateful." more

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