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Belgian King Signs Child Euthanasia Into Law

by Guest Authors on 07/03/2014

in War on Christianity

The king of Belgium has signed into law a controversial bill making the nation the first country in the world to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of all ages.The bill became law despite widespread opposition, including a 200,000-strong Europe-wide petition, which was delivered to King Philippe last week, urging him not to sign the bill.Belgian press reported that the king had signed the legislation into law on Sunday after it was passed by the Belgian parliament last month.The bill passed by 86 votes to 44 with 12 abstentions, despite more than 160 Belgian pediatric doctors opposing the change.Although the king’s signature

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