The Dutch began euthanasia in 1973. It wasn’t until circa 1990 that the killing agenda got around regularly to dispatching disabled and terminally ill infants. And it is only this year that there is a concerted effort to formally legalize eugenic infanticide in the Netherlands.
What took the Dutch more than 30 years, is happening in less than 5 in Belgium, which, a pending study in The Lancet shows, appears ready to move at the double quick toward the killing of seriously ill and disabled infants.
Such is the inescapable logic of euthanasia. Once killing is transformed from “bad” to “good” as a remedy for suffering, it doesn’t take long before those who can’t exercise the killing “choice” have it made for them.