This is socialized medicine.
Forcing 23 month-old Alfie Evans to die by starvation “is not killing,” Dr. Ranj Singh argued on U.K.’s “This Morning” ITV program Friday, Express reports.
Withdrawing life-support and refusing to allow Alfie’s parents to take him home, feed and care for him, is, instead merely “redirecting care,” Dr. Singh said:
“This is not the killing of a child – this is redirecting care to make them more comfortable.”
In Alfie’s case, redirecting care to make him “more comfortable” means denying him food, water and life support. Dr. Singh doubled down on his claim, framing the withdrawal of life support as a way to make patients more comfortable and give them “the most dignifying life”:
“Withdrawing life support is not killing someone. It is redirecting care to make them more comfortableand give them the most dignifying life that you can.” READ MORE