Supreme Court Wrong on Euthanasia: Here’s Why
In its historic Carter decision last February in favour of assisted suicide, the Supreme Court of Canada argued there’s no danger of a slippery slope from legalization. Read this article to see how the data from Holland and Belgium show how wrong they are!
In 2013, euthanasia accounted for one of every 28 deaths in the Netherlands, three times the rate of 2002. In the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, one of every 22 deaths was due to euthanasia in 2013, a 142 percent increase since 2007. Belgium has legalized euthanasia for children under 12, though only for terminal physical illness; no child has yet been put to death.
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(From The Washington Post
published in August 24, 2015 edition of The Daily Gleaner