First, his lawmakers carefully craft high-sounding restrictions that make their legislation appear to prevent errors – you know, like someone being killed against his or her will. They assure the public that they’ll proceed cautiously by implementing stringent restrictions. They suggest a 10-day waiting period. And they throw in detailed reporting requirements to make it all seem on the up-and-up.
The responsible medical professionals – “doctors” – then simply ignore the restrictions and waiting-period suggestions and reporting requirements. In turn, the responsible government officials ignore these compliance failures. And voila: A legal way to get rid of the old and the inconvenient in almost no time at all.
God only knows how many are really being victimized, for what reasons.
Here’s an update on these practices, along with the latest guesstimates, from our neighbors to the north. The report is from Mercatornet.com. Don’t expect to see this sort of thing covered by our newspapers of record, like the NY Times or Washington Post. They wouldn’t want to alarm us, I suppose.
To make up for their negligence, here is just one case history that summarizes, in three paragraphs, how one elderly Canadian woman was put to death because she had a bladder infection.
Amazingly, we object to the death penalty for mass murderers these days but promote it for those we regard as useless eaters.
As I commented in 2013, “If these physicians can't snuff out life before it leaves the womb, and least they can get it on the other end, before some tiresome old man or woman has a chance to cause anyone too much trouble or to cost anyone too much money. Because, doncha know, we're busy people these days, and we need our money for important things like fancier cars and nice holidays.”
The apostle Paul was correct when he warned, in 2 Timothy 3, "But know this, in the last days perilous times will come." They are certainly here.