Saturday, June 07, 2008

Lawyer said disabilities need not determine quality of life

Harriet McBryde Johnson, 50, who was born with a degenerative neuromuscular disease, advocated for the rights of people with disabilities, including challenging a Princeton professor who in 2001 said that euthanizing newborns with severe disabilities would be ethical. "The presence or absence of a disability doesn't predict quality of life," she wrote in 2003. The New York Times

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