Human Exceptionalism

EU Court Won’t Impose Euthanasia

The European Court of Human Rights has refused to impose euthanasia on the EU based on the right to family life.  From the Reuters story:

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that it’s up to individual countries to decide on euthanasia. It also decided, however, that the German courts should not have thrown out a widower’s appeals.  Europe’s top court on Thursday decided not to issue a ruling on the right to assisted suicide, saying this duty fell to individual countries.

Good.  There is no fundamental right to be killed.

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