“Brave”, Barbaric New World

World on a collision course with disaster . . . just sad.

First child dies by euthanasia in Belgium

A terminally ill minor has become the first child to be euthanized in Belgium since age restrictions were lifted in the country two years ago, according to several sources.  A Belgian lawmaker told CNN affiliate VTM that the physician-assisted suicide happened within the past week. The child, who was suffering from an incurable disease, had asked for euthanasia, Sen. Jean-Jacques De Gucht told VTM. The identity of the child and age are unknown.

“I think it’s very important that we, as a society, have given the opportunity to those people to decide for themselves in what manner they cope with that situation,” said Gucht, a supporter of euthanasia legislation.

Question: Since we think it so noble to let a child make a life and death decision, whaddaya say we let a twelve year old ask for beer if he wants one; or, a cigarette?
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