Dutch Euthanasia for Alcoholism

Further tragic proof arrives like a storm expected–as if any more were needed–that euthanasia consciousness never stops expanding. Now, a lethal jab ”treatment” for chronic alcoholism. From the Daily Mail story:

A 41-year-old man has ended his life by fatal injection rather than carry on living as an alcoholic, in a radical new extension of Holland’s euthanasia regime.

Mark Langedijk decided that death was the only way to escape from his addiction to drink, according to an account published by his brother.

Mr Langedijk set the date for his own death and was joking, drinking beer and eating ham and cheese sandwiches in the hours before his GP arrived at his parents’ home to administer fatal injections, it said.

We are treading the same path, albeit more slowly, by listening to the siren song of assisted suicide pushers.

It’s still not too late to avoid the rocks. But first, we have to be willing to recognize the horrific true face of the culture of death that lurks behind the false mask of compassion.

Wesley J. Smith — Wesley J. Smith is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism.

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