Navigation Links
Religious Leaders Come In The Way Of Euthanasia

The law which stated that doctors can give drugs to end the life of those who are terminally ill was blocked by the upper house of British parliament//. The assisted dying bill of Britain was based on the law in US. It stated that doctors can prescribe lethal drugs to patients who are suffering unbearably and have less than six months to live. These drugs can be administered by the patients to themselves. But after a seven-hour debate, members of the unelected House of Lords rejected the bill. Initially the law was proposed by Lord Joel Joffe who is a human rights lawyer.

He said that doctors should not complacently watch a terminally ill patient suffering unbearably. Hence he and his fellow supporters said that these terminally ill people should have the right to end their suffering. But the religious leaders say that nobody has the right to take away their life. The opponents were Lord Alexander Carlile, a member of the opposition Liberal Democrats, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Roman Catholic Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor and Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks. They voiced their opinions together and wrote an objection letter to the Times newspaper.

They also said that such a bill would be very dangerous to the most vulnerable in the society. On the other hand Dignity in Dying, the group that supports the law, showed three-quarters of people supported assisted dying. But in US Oregon is the only state that allows doctor-assisted suicide. Apart from this other countries such as Switzerland, Netherlands and Belgium have accepted and passed the assisted dying laws.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Imbalance In Gender Ratio Addressed By Religious Leaders
2. Religious Leaders condemn determination of sex in hospitals
3. Religious groups overcome objections to cervical cancer vaccines
4. Religious sensitivity of medicos gender-dependent
5. Doctors Response To Patients Religious Beliefs Can Vary
6. Positive Religious Beliefs Might Help In Coping Through Medical Crisis
7. Religious Activities Could Promote Obesity
8. Religious Adults Have a Higher Quality of Life than Their Peers
9. Brain Structured to Make Human Beings Religious, Claims a US Scientist
10. Imbalance In Gender Ratio Addressed By Religious Leaders
11. Religious Leaders condemn determination of sex in hospitals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Fixed Dose ... – 3:00 p.m. EST, http://www.fdanews.com/fixeddosecombination , Fixed dose ... products, garnering increased attention from all stakeholders in the development of new chemical ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare ... Hospital on April 5-7. The series is a multi-day, multi-workshop event designed to ... cover a broad range of topics, including coaching skills, the scientific method of ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... 12, 2016 , ... The Jones Agency, a family owned insurance company with ... a cooperative charity drive with the Tarrant Area Food Bank in the hopes of ... families in need, the Tarrant County Food Bank offers hope and security to the ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Miami Dental Specialists is excited to bring patients the choice ... in January, Miami Dental Specialists will offer the non-metal implants as a safe, holistic ... be chosen by the dental implant manufacturer, Straumann, to bring this cutting-edge technology to ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Atlantic Information Services, ... Plans and PBMs,” an upcoming Feb. 24 webinar that will discuss ways health ... therapeutic categories, such as the $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C treatment Sovaldi and high-cost PCSK9 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... 2016 On Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, surgeons ... David,s North Austin Medical Center successfully completed the first ... ® Surgical System with Trumpf Medical,s advanced operating ... Lakshman , M.D., colorectal surgeon at the Texas Institute ... Table Motion technology, which seamlessly combines the da Vinci ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... , Feb. 12, 2016  Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ... announced the Company will ring the Nasdaq Closing Bell ... New York at 4:00 p.m. ET on ... Aralez. Adrian Adams , will perform ... 3:50 to 4:00 p.m. ET.  A live webcast will ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... , Feb. 12, 2016  Apellis Pharmaceuticals, ... a $47.1 million Series D preferred stock ... Management, Hillhouse Capital Group and venBio Global ... Investments, AJU IB Investment, and Epidarex Capital. The ... to further advance clinical trials in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: