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1 Destro  Thu, Apr 11, 2013 1:23:15pm

Everyone should make a living will. It should be part of our annual tax forms or some such like voter registration.

2 calochortus  Thu, Apr 11, 2013 1:46:38pm

re: #1 Destro

Everyone should make a living will. It should be part of our annual tax forms or some such like voter registration.

And don’t just have it on file with your doctor. Have an easily accessible copy or two. Staple it to your chest when taken to the hospital…

3 HappyWarrior  Thu, Apr 11, 2013 2:09:56pm

This is something that shouldn’t happen in our society. We’re better than this crap.

4 Sionainn  Thu, Apr 11, 2013 2:31:29pm

re: #2 calochortus

And don’t just have it on file with your doctor. Have an easily accessible copy or two. Staple it to your chest when taken to the hospital…

He had all that paperwork. The nurse refused to look it up.

5 calochortus  Thu, Apr 11, 2013 2:40:35pm

re: #4 Sionainn

He had all that paperwork. The nurse refused to look it up.

Precisely-the partner should have had a copy in his hand. Not always easy to remember to do, so of course I’m not faulting him. The nurse should be suspended.

6 celticdragon  Thu, Apr 11, 2013 3:53:56pm

Hospitals in some areas just refuse to honer the paperwork no matter how many times you staple it to your chest. If you live, it is up to you to sue them afterwards, but they can and do ignore your wishes in the meantime.

7 stabby  Thu, Apr 11, 2013 4:15:11pm

re: #3 HappyWarrior

This is something that shouldn’t happen in our society. We’re better than this crap.

Half of us aren’t.

8 RealityBasedSteve  Thu, Apr 11, 2013 4:20:47pm

I am going to go out in a limb here, but I am going to bet that a little research into the Nurses background would show that she is against marriage equality due to religious reasons. I also see that if she’s disciplined on it, there will suddenly be a religious objection made about the relationship by her, and some group like the Thomas More group is going to jump to her defense.

I really hope that I’m wrong, and she was just overworked and frazzled, but deep inside I don’t think I’m too far off the mark.

RBS
Your religious rights end where my personal and legal rights begin.

9 HappyWarrior  Thu, Apr 11, 2013 7:54:42pm

re: #7 stabby

Half of us aren’t.

True that.

10 Glenn Beck's Grand Unifying Theory of Obdicut  Fri, Apr 12, 2013 5:16:10am

re: #1 Destro

Everyone should make a living will. It should be part of our annual tax forms or some such like voter registration.

They’d just ignore it, they way they ignored power of attorney here.

Gay marriage needs to be legalized, and not as a separate but equal institution. That is the only solution.


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