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Hushed Horrors

Hushed Horrors

When the mask slips, people catch an unvarnished glimpse at what is going on behind all the soothing, medicalized language: killing people. By Jonathon Van Maren Nearly 3,000 people died by euthanasia in Belgium in 2022. One of them was 36-year-old Alexina Wattiez,...

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We don’t want to pay for oldies, say Belgians

By Michael Cook According to reports in the Belgian media of a survey of attitudes towards health care, 40% of Belgians (more amongst Dutch-speakers than French-speakers) believe that the social security expenses need to be kept in check "by no longer administering...

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Euthanizing Children in Belgium

Belgium is the only country in the world to have legalised euthanasia for children of all ages. Euthanasia cases are up by 13% By SPUC—The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Three children were killed by euthanasia in 2016 and 2017 in Belgium, according to...

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