Belgian lawmakers clash over child euthanasia bill (24)

Cybercast News Service 2014.02.13 07:36
By JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) - Belgian lawmakers clashed sharply on Wednesday over whether to grant terminally ill children the right to ask to die, a legal option already possessed by the country's adults. The issue is pitting backers who see it as a question of mercy against opponents who claim the law is rushed, flawed and lacking medical rationale.
EUTHANASIA, CHILD, BELGIUM, PEDIATRICIAN, PSYCHIATRIST, DISCERNMENT, Bacquelaine, Democrat, Бельгия, Нидерланды, USA, LU