A lawsuit seeking 1.1 million yen from the government and the right to vote by a handwritten voting via a chosen assistant, was dismissed by the Osaka District Court on February 27, stating that the provisions would not violate the Constitution.
“ “The wheelchair Mr Funago is using seems larger and heavier than the standard wheelchair politicians have used before,” a Diet spokeswoman told AFP.
”So we’ll ask him what is necessary and the parliamentary committee for rules and administration will discuss the matter.” ’’
” The historic election of Yasuhiko Funago, 61, a new candidate for the Reiwa Shinsengumi political group who is largely paralyzed due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), was assured at the count for the July 21 House of Councillors election.”
“The euthanasia system is not compulsory for the whole nation, but only for people who want to use it. It is not something that is uniformly imposed on the whole nation like the consumption tax increase. People who do not want to use should ignore it and not use it.”