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Belgian Senate Okays Child Euthanasia


Belgium took a big step closer to child euthanasia, with a huge vote in favor in the Senate. From the ABC story:

Senators on Thursday voted 50-17 in favor of the proposed law. If adopted, it will decriminalize euthanasia for children, if they are in great pain, suffer from a terminal condition and are expected to die soon. The children would have to submit a written request to be euthanized, and be aware of what their request meant. No age limit would be set, but the children would have “to possess the capacity of discernment.”

Good grief.


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