PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
TERRI SCHINDLER-SCHIAVO CASE
KATE ADAMSON CASE
“It was yet another attempt to show that the life of a disabled person has no value.” ... wheelchair and ventilator-dependent author Jason Mitchener commenting on the movie "Million Dollar Baby"
"Once the syringe-bearing genie is out of the bottle, who can say what homicidal wonders he may next perform?" ... Don Feder in A Jewish Conservative Looks at Pagan America
"Recently there was a conference at a local nursing home. The elderly residents had been promised a nice afternoon discussion complete with tea and cookies. Instead they were told, by the visiting 'experts', that maybe they were becoming a burden to their loved ones. Maybe they should consider forgoing all medical care. I watched tears well up in the eyes of many of the elderly residents. They left the conference room that day with a heavy burden of guilt - just because they were not yet ready to die." ... advocacy journalist Rosemarie Jackowski in an article on the 2013 assisted-suicide bill in Vermont.
"You may not be interested in euthanasia, but euthanasia is interested in you" ... web commentator modifying the Leon Trotsky quotation,“You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you.”