‘Assisted suicide’ is what is being proposed

 In Guernsey Press, Media, News

Suicide is a situation brought on by severe depression, this can affect people of all ages. So we have to ask ourselves who will be offered assistance to die and who will be offered help to live?

We are told that all people are equal and all have a choice, but an 18-year-old person who is suffering from acute depression should have the same choice as an 80-year-old person also suffering from the same problem.

Who will be given the choice? Moreover, given that death is much cheaper than life, killing people much cheaper than caring for them, we also have to ask ourselves who will choose, the patient or the state?

 

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