Doctors Killed His Mom Because She Was Depressed. Now He Speaks Out Against Euthanasia
‘I don’t agree that an oncologist with no expertise in treating complex mental health issues can kill a physically healthy woman.’
January 2, 2015
http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/68698?utm_source=CFP+Mailout&utm_campaign=9ef1073513-Call_to_Champions&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d8f503f036-9ef1073513-291118033Maynard’s willingness to go public with her story made her the face of the controversial “right-to-die” or “death with dignity” movement.
Just weeks ago, the world watched as Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer, followed through on her vow to take her own life.
After receiving a prognosis of six months to live, Maynard and her husband moved from San Francisco to Portland, Ore., where it was legal to obtain a prescription that would allow her to die when she chose.
That decision came Nov. 1. Writing on her Facebook page, Maynard said:
Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me … but would have taken so much more.
Maynard’s willingness to go public with her story made her the face of the controversial “right-to-die” or “death with dignity” movement.
This is Insanity! Child Euthanasia! Where Will It Stop?
14 December 2013