This is not only authoritarian — shattering the guarantees of religious liberty in virtually all existing human-rights accords — but could cause a significant brain drain.
Udo Schuklenk is furious at the public backlash against the forced removal of life support from Alfie Evans in the U.K.
The Alfie Evans saga continues to roil the U.K., and it is increasingly looking like the Terri Schiavo case.
Forcing this baby to die when there is no diagnosis would be an act of naked medical authoritarianism.
Futile care theory (as I call it) or medical futility allows doctors to unilaterally refuse wanted life-sustaining treatment based on the physician’s values.