A group of students in Belgium is trying to gather 5,000 signatures from across the globe to call on their Parliament to vote against a measure that would extend its euthanasia regime to children. Belgium’s current law allows euthanasia for those who are over 18 and considered to be of sound mind, though the restrictions are often ignored. The new law would allow children who suffer a terminal condition and experience intense physical pain to request euthanasia. It would also allow for euthanasia of Alzheimer’s patients. Last week, two committees of the Belgian Senate voted in favour of the measure […]
Sources confirm to LifeSiteNews the six have not yet taken a public position on the bill. But state pro-life organizations believe some of them could be persuaded to co-sponsor or vote for pro-life protections. Here is how they break down.