Re: US judges back assisted suicide
- From: Gio Medici <giomedici@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 16:59:15 -0700
zadoc <zadoc@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Tom Quackenbush <tquacken@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Basically, the AG was contending that Oregon violated the federal
>>>Controlled Substances Act.
>>And that's all that the court ruled on...... not the broader issue of
>>doctor assisted suicide.
>True, but that is what the federal AG was using to try to get the
>Oregon suicide law overturned. Essentially, this returns some power
>to the states.
More accurately, it prevented another illegal negation of States
rights, and hopefully stomped a little on the ongoing attempt to make
quantity of life more important than quality.