Archbishop Laurent Ulrich of Lille wrote April 7 that “it is care, gentleness and support that our fellow citizens need … Protecting the person who suffers by accompanying them with care is not equivalent to killing.”
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We have taught young people to destroy humans who become burdens to them — and soon enough, we’re going to become burdens to them
The number of Canadians killed by physician-assisted suicide nearly doubled between 2017 and 2019, according to a 2020 report released by the Canadian government.
If the bill is signed into law, Portugal will become the fourth country in Europe to legalize euthanasia, alongside the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
The UN’s human rights office said that bills extending euthanasia to persons with disabilities “would institutionalize and legally authorize ableism.”
A judge ruled on Dec. 15 that life-support treatment “could be lawfully discontinued,” noting that the man’s wife and children supported the step.
Various assisted suicide bills have been proposed in the state starting in 2013, though none have been passed into law.
Protesters rallied against the bill outside of the parliament building in Madrid holding a banner that said “Government of death.”
Euthanasia is legal in the Netherlands for anyone over the age of 12, or for anyone under the age of one.