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"The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things...."

News and views about current affairs, religious freedom issues, and the fight against euthanasia. Also the latest about my cats, goats, sheep, geese and chickens, life in Menominee county, and whatever else is on my mind.

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These blogs are the work of Nissa Annakindt, writer and farmer from Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

My poetry and prose have been published in: Struggle, Above the Bridge, HEATHENzine, Idunna, Marklander, Asynjur and PanGaia.

I also was editor/publisher of the Nine Virtues News in its print incarnation, which ran weekly for a while.

Contact me at: Nissa Annakindt PO Box 95 Wallace, MI 49893 USA

"My strength is the strength of ten, because my heart is pure."

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Dutch Doctors want to Kill Terminally Ill Children

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In Holland, euthanasia is legal in many circumstances and practiced in far more, as in the case of the many 'involuntary assisted suicides'. Disabled people have to carry cards in their wallets in case they are taken to the hospital , so they won't be put out of their misery.

But there is some hesitation to kill children. A poll shows Dutch doctors want to be able to kill 'terminally ill' children. In the pro-death culture of Holland, most children with a severe illness will be sure to ask for death to spare their families pain and expense.