TITLE

Supporters of the disabled should demand Latimer's release

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Ken
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/12/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p520
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the issue whether supporters of disabled should demand the release of Robert Latimer from confinement after ending the suffering of his daughter. He believed that the family of Latimer did face psychological trauma. He argued that mercy motivated Latimer to his action and not murder. He expected disabled advocates should understand and articulate Latimer's torment. He predicted that advocates for the disabled would receive great praise from the public if they reversed.
ACCESSION #
28802181

 

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