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The Ghoulish Truth About Jack Kevokian



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The news reports about Jack Kevorkian's "career" as an assisted suicide faclitator, what he would call an "obitiatrist," are so sanitized or inaccurate that I had to respond. Here it is, at the Daily Standard.

The media reports, beyond being inaccurate, overlook the profound sickness of Kevorkian and the terrible things he did--and advocated. He was not a compassionate man who only wanted to help the terminally ill when nothing else could be done to alleviate suffering. In many ways he was a monster. Read "Doctor Death Gets Out of Jail," and you will see why I would make such a strong statement.


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