[LMB] Japanese ritual suicide terms OT:
marna at redmaplegrove.org
Thu, 28 Mar 2002 23:49:43 -0500
Royce Day wrote:
> Kiri Aradia Morgan wrote:
> > Of course anti-suicide laws always confuse me. How are they going to
> > punish you?
> Well, assuming the poor person botched the job, they could always be healed up and
> then executed. 
You laugh. In some European countries, at least, they used to do that.
Mainly, though, the laws are on the books to ensure that a person cannot face
criminal or civil penalties for stopping a suicide.