June 25, 1990

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1990 the Supreme Court ruled that family members could not end the lives of comatose relatives unless those relatives had previously made their wishes known. The Supreme Court also stated that a comatose person’s net worth would have no bearing in this decision and that a previously undisclosed written document of a comatose person saying “I want to be allowed to die, really I do, Signed Uncle Robbie and this is really my signature” would be deemed extremely suspicious, especially if “Uncle” Robbie was wealthy as Midas and had recently purchased a new and generous life insurance policy.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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2 Responses to June 25, 1990

  1. M. Smith says:

    How does this ruling affect my girlfriend (in a coma)? I know it’s serious, but I would hate anything to happen to her. Do you really think she’ll pull through?

  2. Joel Byers says:

    I was told that oral sex can bring women out of comas. You just have to make sure they don’t choke to death first.

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