Thursday, April 7, 2005

Fr. Rob Johansen has the disturbing story of a Georgia woman who, although not terminally ill, is being starved to death by a judge's order, even though she has a living will that says she would not want to be killed unless she is comatose or vegetative (she is neither). The starvation was requested not by the woman's closest relative, but by a granddaughter—who happens to be the sole beneficiary of the woman's estate.