Williams: Medical aid in dying should not be denied to suffering patients


Having read the Opinion in the Delaware State News, I can’t comprehend how human beings can deny another individual the right to decide that they would prefer to end their life in a peaceful, painless manner rather than horrible agony (“Voters will be grateful when medical aid-in-dying law passes,” Sept. 29).

Have our politicians now declared themselves gods? Those politicians in Dover who could pass the aid-in-dying law should spend time with those individuals that they are making “suffer in agony.”

When doctors agree that the patient has a right to end suffering when there is no other recourse, it should be heard and accepted as authority.

Don Williams


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