“If spoon feeding is no longer a right, I will be afraid for my life”

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Introduction: Today, I received an email from a person with disabilities concerning the spoon feeding case in British Columbia. This letter explains the problem with granting the family the right to withdraw spoon feeding from a person who is considered incompetent. Alex Schadenberg From the email: In …

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British Columbia court to hear spoon feeding case

Editor’s note. This first appeared at alexschadenberg.blogspot.com. An article in the Vancouver Sun reported on the family of Margaret Bentley (82) that has launched a lawsuit against Fraser Health and the BC government concerning the fact that Bentley is being spoon fed at the Maplewood Care Facility in Abbotsford BC against the wishes of the …

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