Anna Soubry is the newly appointed Under-Secretary of State for Health. Here is the MailOnline -
Ms Soubry said in an interview at the weekend: 'I think it’s ridiculous and appalling that people have to go abroad to end their life instead of being able to end their life at home.
'The rules that we have about who we don’t prosecute allow things to happen but there’s a good argument that we should be a bit more honest about it.'Asked about Ms Soubry’s comments, Downing Street today hinted that Parliament could look again at the issue.And here is thisisNottingham -
Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry calls for 'evolution' of the law on assisted suicides
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Liverpool Care Pathway - Nazifying The NHS
People killed by euthanasia in Belgium are having their organs harvested for transplant surgery, a new report has revealed.
Eurotransplant, a co-ordination group for transplants in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Slovenia, is now devising elaborate protocols for ‘organ donation and transplantation after euthanasia’. Dr Peter Saunders, of Care Not Killing, an umbrella group of more than 50 British medical, disability and religious charities opposed to euthanasia, said he was shocked by the report.
‘I was amazed at how nonchalantly the issue was dealt with as if killing patients and then harvesting their organs was the most natural thing in the world,’ he said.The
Once again, we are treading that moral minefield of the ‘life unworthy of living’ and the decision with purposeful intent to terminate a life. The gaining of acceptance of this concept led, in the 20th century, from sanatorium and clinic to concentration camp and gas chamber and world war.
Netherlandsand have provided the 21st century a window for observing the practice of euthanasia for twenty years. Even though the practice is legal, there has been a demonstrated preference by MDs for the practice of terminal sedation. An associated organ donation program has produced a harvest organised on a conveyer-belt style unprecedented for its medical efficiency since the days of the Third Reich. Belgium
This is from openPR
Transplantation of lungs: recovered from donors after euthanasia
Press release from: Pabst Science Publishers
Donors after cardiac death have increasingly provided organs for lung transplantation in
. Between 01/2007-12/2009 in Leuven 17 isolated lung transplantations were performed from cardiac death donors, including four after euthanasia, Dirk van Raemdonck and colleagues ( Belgium Leuven) report. "All donors expressed their wish for organ donation once their request for euthanasia was granted according to Belgian legislation. All donors suffered from an unbearable non-malignant disorder." One recipient died from a problem unrelated to the graft. The other three patients are still alive - in a good condition.
The weak and the vulnerable are going to be pressured to do the right thing and die. That isn't how it will start out but that is how it will end up.