Luxembourg's Grand Duke forfeits veto power after clash over euthanasia law
December 05, 2008
Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, who had said that he would refuse to sign a law allowing physician-assisted suicide in the small European country, has agreed to a constitutional change that removes the requirement for his signature to enact a law. The change averts what some commentators had seen as a looming "constitutional crisis" over the measure, which had been approved by legislators.
For all current news, visit our News home page.
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!