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View Diary: Betrayed. How CA's Prison Hunger Strikers Were Cold-Decked, Blindsided, and Ultimately Force Fed. (18 comments)

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  •  Any human being has an unconditional right (2+ / 0-)
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    jpmassar, codairem

    ...to choose to starve to death.  It is, by its very nature, not impulsive.

    As long as they are provided with water plus adequate and reasonably attractive/tasty food three times a day, their chances of actually dying are essentially zero.  

    There aren't a lot of people with the willpower to turn down as many as 300 decent meals.   If they do, they have obviously thought carefully about it.

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