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January 5, 2006

Does Israel Support Euthanasia?

Topics: Euthanasia

Chana Meira says "no" and writes to clear up misleading information:

For the past several weeks, information about Israel and euthanasia has been circulating based on reports about a new law allowing terminal patients to discontinue certain life support.

The main news source cited frequently is from the Telegraph. The content of the Telegraph "news" story is so misleading, it has resulted in undue criticism of Israel and its policy makers, as much as the legislation itself.

Read the rest and visit Wesley Smith's related post.

Cross-posted: prolifeblogs.com

Posted by tim at January 5, 2006 7:02 PM

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The most important piece of information in the linked blog post is that the author of the law says, "Food and fluid must be provided by all means." That's the thing I was most concerned about.

Posted by: Lydia [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 7, 2006 4:11 PM