Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Idaho site for euthanasia debate

Charlie Butts - OneNewsNow - 8/17/2010 5:40:00 AMBookmark and Share

Idaho 2Because Idaho doesn't have a specific law about assisted suicide, euthanasia activists are now focusing on that state.

Alex Schadenberg, executive director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC), tells OneNewsNow a familiar voice recently stated the pro-euthanasia case.

"Kathryn Tucker, who is the legal counsel for Compassion [and] Choices, made a presentation to the Idaho Medical Association, trying to tell them that because there is no specific law on assisted suicide in Idaho that...doctors could just go ahead and just do this," he reports.

Alex SchadenbergBut the EPC executive director points out that Tucker's claim is simply not true, as Idaho common law prohibits assisted suicide. Read more

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