Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The Fight for Eluana

The case of Eluana Englaro, a 38-year-old comatose woman whose father received a court ruling allowing him to remove hydration and feeding care, is not over. The nuns who have been caring for her refused to participate in the euthanasia order, as did the entire region of Lombardy which would not allow its health facilities to be involved in the case. Instead, a Udine clinic is now "ready" to complete the killing.

However, a new development has stopped the process, an intervention by Minister of Health Maurizio Sacconi who stated that the suspension of treatment to the disabled is illegal. (

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