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governments love euthanasia laws but I say #DisabledLivesMatter

In America the disability community are fighting a 14 year old disabled girls wish to kill herself. They argue her medical care and lack of support is forcing her to make this decision.

They argue governments love euthanasia laws as it allows them to coerce disabled people to get off the health and welfare books! Meanwhile the 'normal' typicals ( non-disabled people) rally around the 14 year old declaring her beautiful, courageous, wonderful...for making this decision. They throw her a mega party as their farewell to her. even though same teenager expressed she was isolated, lonely, had no friends, because she was disabled, Before her declared wish to die. They all come out of the woodwork to admire her death-wish. One more useless life to feed, they celebrate!

Here in Ireland, I feel suicidal, my twin feels suicidal, not due to our illness, or disability but due to loneliness, abandonment by the family, the community and government services, or lack of them....which force us into extremes of distress, difficulties, and penury. We do not live a life...we merely exist, in deepest depression caused by HSE lack of care and support. HSE abuse.

No-one really cares . We are 63 years old...not WORTH Saving, rallying around, fighting for. We are deemed complainers for even ASKING for more support. Our right to object to annihilation by state is seen as ungrateful. We should be grateful crips. Gratitude should ooze out of our pores.,gratitude for home help hours, a new wheelchair and a few PA HOURS. it doesn't matter it's not enough given our disease Or disabilIty. Doesn't matter we had to squeeze meagre help out of the HSE ( irish health service) , that it took 5 years of abject suffering in the old second hand power wheelchairs given by the HSE. Doesn't matter the HSE did everything in it's power to NOT Give us the wheelchairs we needed. Doesnt matter the abuse and denigration heaped upon us by an abusive primary care management of the HSE.

tokenistic service IS what we should be grateful for. We should have been grateful for any damned wheelchair, even if it crippled us, caused severe pain, and nearly killed us. It doesn't matter that we are still in medical and care crises., it doesn't matter. We are age. 63 , not worth it! How dare you even ask, journalists ignore The ungrateful complaining sick disabled person. Only the acceptable crip is honoured.

And when we express the human rights dimension we are called whingers. No-one comes out to fight disabled, sick or elderly HUMAN RIGHTS. TD's profess support but do nothing. Local CC's don't answer emails. Journalists ignore.

But we don't only fight the HSE for ourselves, we fight for ALL sick, older, disabled person in Ireland. Discarded by the state as 'useless eaters'! ( Hilter's justification for killing disabled people).

The sickening irish scene of apathy and dis- interest in the suffering, older, disabled, sick person is staggering. If we did commit suicide the state, family, community would NOT BE BLAMED. sure even the killer who killed his wife and children were not blamed!

So the state, 'killers' of sick, old, disabled people would be let off scot free. Our suicide would be entirely our fault!

Source a Facebook Friend


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Comment by Eleanor on September 12, 2016 at 8:09
So true rob .........
Comment by jack colleton on September 12, 2016 at 9:42

"But we don't only fight the HSE for ourselves, we fight for ALL sick, older, disabled person in Ireland.

Discarded by the state as 'useless eaters'! ( Hilter's justification for killing disabled people)."

Comment by jack colleton on September 12, 2016 at 10:09

The Case Seems True That The Most Despised People In Ireland Throughout So Many Decades Of Abuse Are Those Who Fight For Justice Not Just For Themselves But Ultimately For Everybody Else Too (For Their Day May Yet Come) ..  Notably Those Who Were Detained In The State 'Care' System (Whether 'Orphanage' Or "Industrial School"  Etc).  Ireland Would Have A Large Number Of Disabled People.  Ireland Has For Many Decades Allowed The English To Test Their Drugs On The Irish People.  All The Evidence Of These Crimes Can Be Seen Everywhere Throughout The Country. Take A Look At Most Drugs Packages And See Where The Drug Is Made! 

Comment by Catherine Roberts on September 12, 2016 at 10:18


Comment by jack colleton on September 12, 2016 at 12:31

People Expected To Be Content At Their Station In Life Without Any Hope Of Moving Beyond And To Carry Their Own Cross.

Comment by micheal on September 12, 2016 at 13:26

People don't realise how bad things are until you try and access a service, it's an excellent insight  into the human condition, no one wants to know or care about an individual when it might be in time to help or save a person yet when an ego soothing Instagram opportunity appears well there piling in, all you have to do is look at any reality show to see how disgusting your average human being is. People don't care that 1000s of people are being slaughtered everyday because of school yard politics and greed so if your old and disabled forget about it, I'm sure the powers that be or as some call them the scrapings from the bottom of the bucket of human pretention, would love to be able to kill us all off can you imagine how the health services pension funds and your typically greedy invester would wet their collective knickers at the thought of the savings to be made perhaps human flavoured fertilizer will be a safe investment of the future. While people are to worried about living their lives via the gospel of the almighty TV and Internet nothing will change. 

Comment by jack colleton on September 12, 2016 at 13:43

Very Well Spoken Michael.

Comment by micheal on September 12, 2016 at 14:02

Cheers Jack. 

Comment by Barbie on September 12, 2016 at 14:13

Hi all, I am a member of and they not only help and fight for the carer they also advocate for the cared for person. They offer one on one counselling if you live in Ireland you can contact your local or national Family Carers Office they also offer free and confidential Careline. If you live in the UK they also offer something similar I hope these maybe of help to you. 

Comment by pauline jackson on September 13, 2016 at 17:51

Its the case in many countrys. Waiting for services that dont bother about peoples needs . Its the filing system that matters.But depression is a differcult illness. Seeing life through blue coloured specs doesnt help as its hard to explain why things are so differcult.

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