How many botched cases would it take to end euthanasia of the mentally ill?

Posted January 26, 2018 5:59 am by Alex Schadenberg

How many botched cases would it take to end euthanasia of the mentally ill?

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionTCharles Lanehe Washington Post published an excellent article on January 24, 2018 by Charles Lane. Lane, a respected editorial columnist who asks: How many botched cases would it take to end euthanasia for the mentally ill and cognitively impaired?In his article, Lane examines several documented cases of euthanasia of incompetent or mentally ill people. The first case Lane refers to is the shocking story of a woman with dementia in the Netherlands who resisted dying by euthanasia:The patient, referred to in official documents only as “2016-85,” had made an advance directive requesting euthanasia in case

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