How soon will "permitting" patients to decline food and water or allowing them to ask for a lethal dose of drugs become an expectation placed upon them?
The distance between those two positions is razor thin. Terri's case showed all America that judges are now free to order a patient's death at the request of a guardian
or family member, even when the patient has no written directive requesting that end of life." ... David Gibbs, Attorney for Terri Schiavo's Family in his book Fighting for Dear Life.
"People with serious illnesses and persons with disabilities should be fearful of Barack Obama ever being in a position to make health care policy for our nation" ... David O'Steen, Director, National Right to Life Committee.