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One press of a button and you can end your life with a swift injection of potassium chloride. That is the boast of Roger Kusch, once one of Germany's most promising conservative politicians and now the improbable promoter of a mercy-killing machine.
If the “Perfusor”, designed to sidestep strict laws banning assisted suicide, goes into production then Germany rather than Switzerland could soon become the destination of choice for those seeking to kill themselves.
Originally posted by Disgustipated
We put down animals out of mercy , why cant we be allowed to do it to ourselfs?
Originally posted by DimensionalDetective
reply to post by Solarskye
Good points...There is no question that something like this needs to be HIGHLY regulated to insure it doesn't end up in the wrong hands. But I'm not sure it will even be approved by the gov to begin with.
You know here in the states, where they criminalized Kevorkian, it wouldn't stand a snowballs chance in hell at seeing the light of day.