According to a physician who defected from North Korea, Ri Kwang-choi, the communist state kills babies born with physical disabilities. Mr. Ri told members of the New Right Union that babies with disabilities were killed in infancy in hospitals or in homes and are quickly buried. That's why there are no disabled people in North Korea - with the possible exception of its leader, Kim Jong-il, whom some regard as brain dead.
This is hardly surprising news, because North Korea is a totalitarian country. What is truly astonishing is that this murder of the innocent occurs routinely in the formerly civilized country of the Netherlands.
The Sunday Times of London reported on March 5: "Each year in Holland at least 15 seriously ill babies, most of them with severe spina bifida or chromosomal abnormalities, are helped to die by doctors acting with the parents' consent. But only a fraction of those cases are reported to the authorities because of the doctors' fears of being charged with murder. Things are about to change, however, making it much easier for parents and doctors to end the suffering of an infant."
Ah yes, the operative phrase is always "the suffering of the victim," which makes it easy to rationalize killing the poor burdensome being.
According to the Times article, "A committee set up to regulate the practice will begin operating in the next few weeks, effectively making Holland, where adult euthanasia is legal, the first country in the world to allow 'baby euthanasia' as well."...