Re: Sheeple again (Was: Re: An euthanasia/abortion ship)

Michael S. Lorrey (
Mon, 05 Apr 1999 16:00:19 -0400

Scott Badger wrote:

> I also remember hearing that Dr. K stated that, if convicted and jailed, he
> would fast until he died. I wonder to what degree he was just getting old
> and tired and wanted a showdown before he himself died. This may be why he
> chose to make the injection himself rather than allow the patient to pull
> his own plug, and possibly why he chose to represent himself in court. He
> must have known that this would increase the probability of his conviction.
> Maybe he intended to go to jail all along where his own suicide, the
> ultimate expression of his belief in the right to die, would have a greater
> chance of turning him into a martyr.

It seems to me that his goal is to starve himself to the point where the government will keep him alive on a nutritive IV drip, so his lawyers can then get him classified as a political prisoner.

Mike Lorrey