Euthanasia deaths increase 56% in Luxembourg in 2020

Euthanasia and assisted suicide has been legal in Luxembourg since 2009. The person requesting euthanasia or assisted suicide must have a serious, incurable and irreversible affliction which leads to unbearable physical or mental suffering. The Luxembourg update was published by the Australian Care Alliance. The sixth biennial report by the National Commission for Control and Evaluation covering 2019-2020 was…

The French author Michel Houellebecq affirms that “A civilization that legalizes euthanasia loses all rights to respect.”

Euthanasia has recently been legalized in Spain and this Thursday the French Assembly is examining a bill to also regulate the deaths caused by sick people. The offensive is underway in many countries but despite this there are voices that continue to rise before an atrocious practice. They are religious people, but also agnostics or…

The slippery slope of euthanasia

It is argued that the “slippery slope” that could be created after the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide could open the door to euthanasia practices that go beyond those permitted by law. In this respect, we address three specific circumstances in which we believe this could occur: 1) euthanasia techniques could be applied in…

Statement Judicial Court Portugal Euthanasia

DOWNLOAD STATEMENT 1. The Constitutional Court has just transmitted to His Excellency the President of the Republic the judgment ruling on the request for preventive control of the constitutionality of several rules of Decree No. 109 / XIV of the Assembly of the Republic – insisting on paragraph 1 of article 2. o – concerning…