A senior university lecturer and Czech government adviser has been forced to resign for proposing to legalize euthanasia for children born with birth defects.
In his recent article published in the Journal of Medical Law and Bioethics, Miroslav Mitloehner argued that “it makes no sense to prolong the life of a baby born as a monster.”
A Czech government adviser said doctors should be allowed to terminate the life of children with disabilities without parents’ consent.(Marko Drobnjakovic/Associated Press)
Mitloehner called children with disabilities “freaks” and questioned whether they are human beings. He said doctors should be allowed to terminate their life without parents’ consent.
From Al Smith – @literateowl