Originally Posted by Brainiac
It's entirely possible that the old couple is not capable of taking care of themselves. But it wasn't obvious to me from the article.
It would have been nice if actual examples had been given that prove the case. All we really have is the stated opinion of some bureaucrat doctor.
A doctor who swore an oath to do no harm. One who stated that they have not possessed the ability to reason in half a decade. I would be inclined to think his verdict on this decision was well concluded, but I concede that, although very unlikely, it could be part of a giant granny grabbing scheme.