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Original post made by Michael Austin, Pleasanton Meadows, on Mar 13, 2016

California Residents facing a terminal illness will soon have the right to get a doctor's prescription for a lethal dose of medication to end their lives.


Why can't we get a doctor's prescription to end the lives of all those murderer's on death row? Those murderer's that have been ordered to death by a judge following a verdict by their piers.

There are countless victims of murderer's in our state of California waiting for justice. More so than people facing terminal illness in California that want to die.

The murder victims must continue to suffer while the murders of their family members languish on death row and remain a mockery of justice.

How bizarre is this?

People that have terminal illness and want to die, can do so, with a prescription from their doctor, yet California cannot execute a murderer that is on death row.

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Posted by Realist
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 13, 2016 at 8:34 pm

Yes, I agree we should return to our founder's concept of swift and speedy justice. We are put 'out' prepping for medical operations. There are many ways to kill while people are 'out'. Killers who have tortured their victims. We have allowed too many to interfere in the process of carrying out punishment and justice the killer has 'earned'.
Similarly, Our government disrespects & steals from hardworking taxpayers by sticking us with hospital bills of unrealistic people, who demand 'we' pay to keep dead people 'hooked up' on machines. I could go on for pages of dead people consuming Billions and Billions of dollars from taxpayers that could be used for productive uses, help for those who could be medically helped, poor whose lives could be improved, many who could obtain educations that will not happen. Just because we 'can' do something/anything doesn't always mean we 'should'. We can't have family members 'declaring' who is dead or alive...that is the role of doctors. Some areas 'past' was more honest and real than 'future'. We better face some honest discussions, before the future carries us to places we should not go. Some of the worst offenders are people who profess to follow God's will, yet dare to over-rule God when a family member is no longer alive. We seem to love our pets so much more...we logically don't want them to suffer. Why is it ok to interfere with the human process, and then make others pick up the bill.

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