Vincent Lambert: Death by discrimination

Posted July 22, 2019 12:39 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Vincent Lambert: Death by discrimination

This article was published by Toujours Vivant – Not Dead Yet on July 16, 2019.Taylor HyattBy Taylor Hyatt – Policy Analyst & Outreach Coordinator, Toujours Vivant-Not Dead YetVincent Lambert died recently. For the past few weeks, all eyes have been on the French courts as they determined his fate. Mr. Lambert was severely injured in a car accident in 2008. Various news reports described him as “quadriplegic” with a brain injury, in a “vegetative state,” in a minimally conscious state, or used multiple terms to describe his condition. The phrase used most consistently throughout the media coverage, “right to die,”

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