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:12/9/2016)... , ... December 09, 2016 , ... ... through the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) during the summer of 2016. The program ... Grant provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Pennsylvania (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... Duck Donuts Franchising Company LLC, announced the first national #QuackGivesBack campaign which ... , “This was our first franchise-wide Quack Gives Back initiative, ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , ... December 08, 2016 , ... CURE Media Group, ... and advocacy groups, has aligned with Upstage Lung Cancer in efforts to combat lung ... announcement, Michael J. Hennessy, Jr said, “CURE Media Group is honored to team up ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... access for customers and employees that are both engaging and easy to use. ... Smart Technology, the software company revealed today its plans to roll out new ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... STAT courier is pleased to announce that due ... Texas, they are expanding their presence in Dallas. One of the most exciting parts ... new jobs to the Dallas and Forth Worth market. STAT takes pride in treating ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/9/2016)... 9, 2016  RxWiki Inc., a digital health company ... strategies of thousands of pharmacies through its Digital Pharmacist ... Inno,s "50 on Fire" Award in the Health ... to accept the award as one of Austin,s fastest ... Officer at RxWiki. "Our platform gives independent retail pharmacies ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... SAN DIEGO , Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... with Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, TecDAX, ... program targeting ,LpxC, for the treatment of bacterial ... LpxC has been recognized as an attractive antibacterial ... however, a lack of suitable chemical starting points ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016 KEY FINDINGS ... Patient warming ... of blood during surgeries, lowering the risks of neurological disorders ... of SSIs. The patient warming systems can be segmented into ... benefits in turn reduce the stay at hospitals thus, lowering ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: