Talk in Cork on euthanasia

Ireland“Madam, – While the recent discussion about the rights or wrongs of the cancellation of this talk is important, this talk was still under the auspices of the HSE and Cork University Hospital. The role of the HSE is to provide care for the most vulnerable in the State, not to promote the antithesis of that role by allowing ‘lectures’ entitled: ‘Why Euthanasia should be legalised’! The fact that Prof. Doyal advocates this most obnoxious practice in order to save money and free up beds is disgusting to say the least. Imagine the outcry if this lecture was on the rights of allowing rape or child abuse! …” (more)

[John McCallion, Irish Times, 20 April]

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