Remember the days of Dr. Kavorkian (sp) and his assisted suicide 'patients', thos who cam to him to die because they were suffering a terminal illness?
And how he was convicted of murder?
Remember how all but one state ended assisted suicide? And the one state that it is 'legal' in, there are strict laws for it, patient counseling, the person must ask for it twice of their own will, and sign a written statement after that upon receiving counseling.
Remember the battle to keep Terri Schiavo alive, in spite of her husbands desire to murder her so he could move on with his life? How her parents battled for her life, wanted to take her home and he wouldn't do it?
A doctor is supposed to take an oath to help save lives, right?
So why do we have a new doctor death? One who helps people get an illegal drug to help them end their life when they are terminally ill.
Its being dubbed the peaceful pill!
I don't call anything that ends a life even if it is painless peaceful, I call what this man is doing murder. From several sights that I have read this man has accompanied people across the boarder to Mexico to buy this drug.
So why do we have a new drug being called the peaceful pill. A drug used often by Vets to euthanize animals.
Basically what you do is disolve it in your drink, follow it with whiskey and the person almost immediately goes to sleep, and death occurs shortly after.......
So people who are older than 50, and appear to be of sound mind, does he have them go to a shrink and get a statement before the workshop or seminar about the new 'peaceful pill?' to verify that they are of sound mind? These people pay 40.00 to hear about assisted suicide.
I'm sorry this is wrong, dead wrong.
The law on assisted suicide was overturned but like Kevorkian, he swears and believes that he is doing a good thing, now he continues, but he doesn't administer it, he truly believes that he's helping.
I'm sorry I don't agree with suicide at all. And while I understand why some may want to end their life rather than live witha terminal illness, I am a person who has tried suicide, I survived, by the Grace of God.
But with that being said, I saw the effects that many faced with a loved one that had killed themself. I saw the effects that it left on family and friends and even if a person is older and facing an illness those friends and family members are faced with the same issues.
This is something that is being given as a CHRISTMAS GIFT
What kind of message does it send to say I love you now here is a way you can end your life.
Sorry but that just does NOT sit well with me.
My honest not so humble opinion, each of the person(s) that he accompanied to get the drug he should be charged with and tried for murder.