(Christian Concern) — A law that would allow ‘death on demand’ is to be put before legislators in Belgium.
Already the country with the world’s most permissive euthanasia policy, it is now to consider the introduction of a law which would stop doctors from denying euthanasia requests from patients.
The law was proposed by the country’s opposition socialist party and is expected to receive support from the majority of parliamentarians.
If passed, requests for assisted suicide would also have to be considered as urgent, so doctors would not be allowed to ask patients to wait in case they changed their minds.
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