May 21st, 2013, 1:22 pm #91
About 1/3 or so never take it, knowing they can and have the choice is often enough.War On String May Be Unwinnable, Says Cat General
May 21st, 2013, 1:34 pm #92
I've never understood the mentality about keeping someone alive despite their agony, the hopelessness of their condition and them begging for someone to kill them. I get the whole sanctity of life thing but yeah, I'm good with giving terminal patients the means to go out on their own terms."Inside every cynical person there is a disappointed idealist." George Carlin
May 21st, 2013, 1:38 pm #93
May 21st, 2013, 1:50 pm #94
Glad to see attitudes changing over this.
Of course, in private many Physicians have long provided this kind of support, but it has always been with a wink and a nod.
Legalizing it means Physicians who are willing to help terminal patients will not be pursued by the law, hopefully.“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate.
Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness.” ― Kurt Vonnegut
May 21st, 2013, 2:00 pm #95War On String May Be Unwinnable, Says Cat General
May 21st, 2013, 2:01 pm #96
I think this will be the "next big social issue" after gay marriage. Doesn't look like it will be as partisan, but it could be as soon as people start politicizing it. All we need is a redmeat conservative like Sarah Palin to somehow tie voluntary Euthanasia to Obamacare and the fight will start.
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