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Portuguese lawmakers approve assisted suicide

February 21, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Portuguese legislators have approved a bill that would allow physician-assisted suicide. With the vote, Portugal will join Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and some US states in providing for legal euthanasia. The bill stipulates that assisted suicide will be legally available only to Portuguese citizens.

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