Friday, June 9, 2017

There Really Are "Death Panels"

Here is an example of a real life "death panel" in action:

Imagine discovering your infant is one of only sixteen people ever to be diagnosed with a fatal genetic affliction for which the only shred of hope would entail a flight abroad for experimental treatment; but - rather than simply making the albeit complicated and costly trip - the highest court in the land rules your child must die.

This dystopian nightmare might sound like a cinematic creation, yet it’s reality for parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates, whose nine-month-old son, Charlie, suffers from mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome - a genetic condition affecting cells’ ‘powerhouses’ - inherited when both parents unknowingly carried the faulty gene.

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The strangest part of this is that his parents have raised the money for the cost of the trip and the treatment, so why the denial?

Let's contrast the above situation with this report about some RICH people in the US who can afford to give THEIR children the best treatment available:

Medicine is all about who lives and who dies, and certainly money plays a big part. But We The People allegedly license the practice of medicine. Is this what WE want (life for the rich, death for the poor)? I doubt it.

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