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Belgium's child euthanasia move lamented as 'unbelievable'

Feb 28, 2014 - 04:03 am .- In the wake of Belgium's recent decision to legalize euthanasia for children, several members of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for Life voiced their dismay at the new practice.

Belgium becomes first country to legalize child euthanasia

Feb 14, 2014 - 06:01 am .- In a law passed in Belgium’s parliament yesterday, the country has become the first to legalize the euthanasia of minors, drawing widespread opposition from its citizens, and from Church leaders.

Four-year-old asks Belgian king to block euthanasia of children

Feb 5, 2014 - 01:59 pm .- As Belgium legislators move forward with a proposed law to allow euthanasia for children, a 4-year-old girl from Canada is asking the King of Belgium to refuse to sign the legislation.

Belgium considers legalizing euthanasia for minors

Dec 30, 2013 - 09:07 am .- Despite religious opposition, the Belgian Senate voted Dec. 13 in favor of a bill which would expand legal euthanasia to terminally ill minors and persons with dementia.

Legal group fights Swiss lawsuit promoting euthanasia

Dec 28, 2013 - 09:07 am .- The U.S.-based legal group Alliance Defending Freedom has issued a legal brief supporting Swiss laws that bar assisted suicide for those who do not suffer from any fatal disease.

Quebec euthanasia bill blasted for enshrining 'power to kill'

Jun 17, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- A Quebec bill to allow lethal drug prescriptions for patients in pain would give doctors “the power to kill” and further lessen the value society places on the ill and dying, a Canadian pro-life group said.

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