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September 13, 2005

Euthanasia In New Orleans?

(Cross Posted on Hidden Nook) (Catholic World News) A doctor from hurricane-ravaged New Orleans has admitted to euthanizing patients, rather than leaving them to potential death at the hands of looters... "They would have been dead within hours, if not days. We did not put people down. What we did was give comfort to the end," the doctor said. (Source*) The doctor claimed that their behavior was an act of "compassion," although it is interesting that nothing was mentioned on gaining the consent of family members or at least the individual (at least they attempt to do that in the... ... more

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