Belgium authorizes euthanasia for a young woman who was traumatized by the Brussels attacks

The Belgian authorities considered that medicine could not respond to the psychological suffering of the 23-year-old Shanti de Corte, a 23-year-old Belgian woman, a survivor of the 2016 Brussels airport jihadist attack, was legally euthanized last May, as her relatives have now confirmed. Death caused by medical reasons is an increasingly frequent resource in Belgium…

The French National Consultative Ethics Committee (CCNE) thinks it is possible to allow self-determined dying “ethically”

On Tuesday, September 15th it ruled that there is “an ethical application of active assistance in dying” under strict conditions. The ruling means that the French government can go ahead with the drafting of new legislation concerning the end of life. The CCNE writes in its report on the issue that it sees no objections against the…

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Dear One of Us friends, when French President Emmanuel Macron’s announced at the start of the French Presidency of the European Union on May 9 in Strasbourg, his intention to prioritize abortion as part of the European Union’s  Charter of fundamental rights, we confirmed  the conviction that many or some leaders within the EU, want…

The Netherlands opens the door to euthanasia for children under 12

The DutchNews.nl reported  that Dutch Health Minister Ernst Kuipers announced the intention to extend euthanasia to children, but without changing the law. Kuipers intends to extend the Groningen Protocol, which currently applies to babies, to include children under the age of 12. An article by Peter McLaren Kennedy for EuroWeekly stated:   The proposed protocol contains seven criteria for…