YOUR LIFE, YOUR DEATH - SOMEONE ELSE'S CHOICE?
|BABY BOOMERS DEMAND TO DIE LIKE DOGS|
Waking up at 5:30 this morning, I was in the mood to write something uplifting - inspiring - or just plain and pointlessly funny for your entertainment!
And then, I turned on the local news, and - all the 'ha-ha' drained right out of me....
You see, dear friends, a woman from my very own hometown - WINNIPEG, CANADA - is en route to THE DIGITAS CLINIC IN ZURICH SWITZERLAND - ALONE - in order to be 'allowed' to DIE LIKE A DOG!
|SUSAN GRIFFITH - WINNIPEG CANADA|
They could then spend up to 13 years - IN PRISON!
When 72-year old SUSAN GRIFFITHS found out that the Canadian government had - once again - voted AGAINST a bill which would allow ASSISTED SUICIDE within extremely narrow parameters - she hugged her beloved friends, family, and pets goodbye - and left the only home she had ever known!
All in the name of having the RIGHT TO DIE with a modicum of dignity and humanity - which her RELIGION and GOVERNMENT refuse to allow her!
|EUTHANASIA BABY - WOOF!|
HUH? (tilting head like a dog that doesn't understand....)
Yes, once again STATE and CHURCH interferes with HERS, YOURS - and MY - ability to rule our very own bodies!
Much better that she be allowed to deteriorate to the point of DROOLING and DIAPERS - which is - WAS - Susan's future!
Now, the BABY BOOMER GENERATION is getting older and - we are NOT AT ALL happy with the situation as it stands!
We want the ability to not only control our lives, but - OUR DEATHS AS WELL - and, let's face it- Baby Boomers GET what they want!
They 'move' the markets, have impact on the economy - and basically - CALL THE SHOTS! (excuse the pun...)
Being a proud member of the Baby Boomer Generation, I can only hope that when my time comes - I can choose to die THE MISTRESS OF MY OWN FATE...
With no less dignity than a dog..
MY DOG, in fact...
You see, my beloved soul-puppy - TIGER - who is in her FOURTEENTH years of life will not only be put out of her misery painlessly when the time comes, but - she will be in the COMFORT OF HER OWN HOME - HELD TIGHTLY IN MY ARMS - CHEEK TO CHEEK!
|MY GENTLE TIGER|
As it stands now - two States have 'RIGHT-TO-DIE' laws on the books: Oregon and Washington.
There are SIX MORE states pushing towards it: Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, Kansas, Hawaii, and Massachusetts...
I wish them - AND SUSAN - the very best of luck!
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