April 24, 2024

Spain chooses euthanasia

Spain became the fifth country in the world to legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide this week. It joins the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Canada. The vote in the lower house of the Spanish parliament was decisive, 202 in favour, 141 against and 2 abstentions.

“Today we are a more humane, just and freer country. The euthanasia law, widely demanded by society, finally becomes a reality,” Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Twitter. What do you think? Is he right? 

Michael Cook  

Michael Cook
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