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Belgium is moving closer to allowing euthanasia of children

June 21, 2013 ( – An article published in on June 20, 2013 is reporting that Belgian lawmakers are moving closer to legalising the euthanasia of minors, so long as they are judged capable of deciding for themselves. The Quebec government has recently introduced a bill to legalize euthanasia based on the Belgian euthanasia law. The article stated: “Four senators from parties in the governing coalition formally put forward changes to a 2002 law that made Belgium the second country in the world after The Netherlands to legalise mercy killing in certain cases. “Their parties said they would back […]