We mourn the death of Vincent Lambert, while thankful that a legal agreement will allow Hannah Cement to live.

Posted July 11, 2019 5:46 pm by Alex Schadenberg

We mourn the death of Vincent Lambert, while thankful that a legal agreement will allow Hannah Cement to live.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionWe mourn the death of Vincent Lambert, a cognitively disabled man who died by dehydration after France’s highest court ordered that he be denied food and fluid, that they defined as medical treatment.Our online petition pleading that President Macron save his life received more than 138.000 signatures.While the death of Vincent Lambert is a tragic case of disability discrimination, Hannah Cement, a woman in Ottawa, will live until her natural death.In early May, 2019, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of People with Disabilities intervened in the Lambert case stating that causing Lambert’s

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