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BELGIUM ARTICLES

"The Belgian culture–as well as the law–has accepted the poisonous premise that killing is an acceptable answer to human suffering." . . . bioethics attorney Wesley J. Smith.

"Belgium's 16-member Federal Euthanasia Control and Evaluation Commission, which monitors the law's implementation, has been co-chaired since its creation by a leading euthanasia doctor, Wim Distelmans. To date, the commission has not investigated a single euthanasia death."

"Murder remains murder. Were the right to kill any innocent person assumed by society, the effect would be monstrous." . . . American author Pearl S. Buck (1950).

               
             (The World Factbook's Map of Belgium)


"[Belgium's] euthanasia law was specifically designed to allow people with disabilities or chronic conditions to die by euthanasia." ... Alex Schadenberg is the executive director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.

"This law isn't about the patients, but it gives a licence to kill for the doctors." ... Tom Mortier, lecturer in chemistry at Leuven University College in Leuven, Belgium.