Everyone, no matter their human condition, makes a contribution to humanity and cannot be judged simply in terms of economic or intellectual usefulness.
Many people believe the effects of disability or chronic illness are intolerable – either for themselves or others. We have deep sympathy for those who are suffering, and advances in medicine and pain management can relieve much physical discomfort.
Voice for Life speaks for those who face the effects of age or infirmity, and regards everyone as a valid person in society.
When a doctor is given any legal power to end the life of his or her patient, what some patients will ask to be done voluntarily, the doctor can sometimes feel it can be done based on his/her own ‘good’ judgement to other patients. The result is state sanctioned medical homicide.