Clark Mountain Musings

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Supreme Court uninterested in the preservation of life

MDs should be saving lives not ending them. Whenever there is life, there is hope.

From Wash Times, "The Supreme Court yesterday struck down a Bush administration attempt to block Oregon's one-of-a-kind law protecting doctors who help terminally ill patients commit suicide. The justices ruled 6-3 that Attorney General John Ashcroft overstepped his power in 2001 by attempting to use a federal drug-control law to punish doctors who prescribe lethal doses of prescription medicines under Oregon's Death With Dignity law. "


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