Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Health Care Debate Ignores Euthanasia Legalization Question

Both sides of the health care reform debate are treating Euthanasia like it's a taboo subject.

The Republicans are scaring people into thinking that the government will be setting up death panels to decide who lives and dies based on how much of an economic burden they are later in life.

The Democrats are responding by stating the fact that Euthanasia is not in the health care reform bill.

Both sides are sidestepping what should really be debated, the legalization of Euthanasia.

Now is a good time to talk about Euthanasia.

Learn more.

"As of 2009, some forms of active euthanasia are legal in Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Thailand, and the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington."

This is from the White House:

Melody Barnes, the President's Director of the Domestic Policy Council, debunks the malicious myth that reform would encourage or even require euthanasia for seniors.

Reform Reality Check: The "euthanasia" distortion on help for families

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