B.C. woman who won right to assisted ...

B.C. woman who won right to assisted suicide no longer fears painful death

There are 2 comments on the The Guelph Mercury story from Jun 18, 2012, titled B.C. woman who won right to assisted suicide no longer fears painful death. In it, The Guelph Mercury reports that:

Gloria Taylor Gloria Taylor, who suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease and won a doctor-assisted suicide challenge in the British Columbia Supreme Court, pauses during a news conference in Vancouver on Monday.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Guelph Mercury.

Jan

Victoria, Canada

#1 Jun 19, 2012
When does the "right to die" become a duty to die? Quite soon, I'm afraid, especially in today's tough economic times.

Doctors should get back to doing their job properly. Their job is to help patients, not kill them.

“Dan IS the Man”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#2 Jun 24, 2012
I understand your fear that death will become an obligation, but people should be able to die, to see out the last days/hours of their lives, on their own terms.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Palliative Care Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Danbury Hospital Launches Outpatient Palliative... Jun 20 ELISE GINGERICH 1
News ARCH thrilled with funding increase (2 photos)G... Jun 16 Thomas 1
News When to give up: Treatment or comfort for late-... Jun 7 betty 2
News The report reveals some categories of people re... May '16 Rick Santpornum 2
News Palliative care viewed as a stigma, despite imp... Apr '16 HAPPY TOWN HOLIDAY 2
News Hospitals teach being a oeconversation-readya f... Apr '16 Lucy Jane 1
News Solicitors offer free will writing service to s... Apr '16 will get worse 1
More from around the web