Euthanasia: we can live without it
“If Belgium has been unable to control abuse—and does not seem to have tried very hard—what reason is there to believe it will be controlled in the future?”
The normalization of double euthanasia deaths of couples is a disturbing phenomenon.
On that basis of eliminating suffering then, not only should Dr van Hoey be exonerated of any charge in respect to the death of Simona de Moor, he should, like his colleague Dr Wim Distelmans, receive a humanitarian award.
Interview with Professor Ghins, Professor of Philosophy at the Centre for Philosophy of Science, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.
Although he is calm - almost matter of fact - about wanting to end his life deliberately, he acknowledges the effect this will have on the people around him.
The Globe and Mail has reported that Frank van den Bleeken, a convicted rapist and murderer in Belgian has asked to die by lethal injection, not capital punishment, but euthanasia.
Euthanasia in Belgium has been approved for people with dementia, people with depression and other psychiatric conditions.
Belgian MP calls for a review of the euthanasia law
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