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Originally posted by FredT
Longest run we have had was a kid that wnet 30+ days waiting for a heart transplant.
IMO there is nothing wrong with allowing them to die, but by causing the death as discussed in the article is , for lack of a better word, wrong.
This is absolutely heartbreaking!
Euthanasia was NOT done in this case, the Lord called her home when life support was taken away
Originally posted by instar
There are of course exceptions, where the mental retardation is accompanied by defects which will cause lifelong suffering, such as spina bifida for instance, or ms. then again ,who judges that life worth living or not. So many of these folk live a normal happy life despite their handicaps.
should parents be allowed to euthanise their baby because its down syndrome for example and they beleive its a life not worth living?
Originally posted by knights5629
I know of an young adult who has down syndrome that took 6 years to graduate high school, but right now is applying to go the Culinary School to learn how to be a chef. I am afraid that the precedent set will lead to euthanizing anyone who is different or retarded or somehow not quite normal to certain people requirements.I hate the suffering of children, but this can not be allowed to continue.