Netherlands considers expansion of assisted suicide
March 09, 2012
The Dutch parliament is debating whether to legalize assisted suicide for those 70 and older who are “tired of living.” Current Dutch law, passed in 2002, permits persons of age 12 or older to request assisted suicide when they suffer from a terminal illness and are in “unbearable pain.”
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