Friday, October 16, 2020

Sign and share the petition opposing child euthanasia.

Alex Schadenberg
Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition

*Sign and share the Petition opposing child euthanasia in the Netherlands (Link).

The petition to: Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Health Hugo de Jonge states:
I oppose the extension of euthanasia to children. 
Euthanasia is sold to the public with the assurance that it is based on a “freely consenting person” being approved, under the law, by doctors. 
Children cannot freely consent. They can also be coerced in a different manner than adults. 
I call on the Netherlands government to reject extending euthanasia to children and ensure that children who live with painful medical conditions be provided excellent pain and symptom management and not lethal injection. 
I believe in caring, not killing. 

*Sign and share the Petition opposing child euthanasia in the Netherlands (Link).

On October 9 I wrote that the Netherlands government was debating the extension of euthanasia to children (1 - 12).

On October 13 I wrote that the Netherlands government has decided to extend euthanasia to children. Notice how they made an announcement without publicly debating the issue.

If the Dutch government doesn't want a public debate, we will initiate that debate internationally.

The Netherlands Health Minister, Hugo de Jonge, announced that the change to the euthanasia law will not happen until after the March 17, 2021 election.

Resources:

  1. The Netherlands to extend euthanasia to children. 
  2. Belgium euthanized 3 children aged 9, 11 and 17. 
  3. Is child euthanasia next in Canada?

2 comments:

Ar Fiannas said...

'Euthanasia', now to be employed for killing Children, expands the practice of killing the Unborn, the (more-or-less) Recently Born and the Elderly. Again, to be 'disappeared' by those closest to them, unwanted Children will have nobody to speak up for them.
The development allows us into the deepest, ugliest and most deprave corner of the human mind, now shown to have murderous intent in control over kindness.
It is not the first time in human history that stomach-churning iniquity has come about. For a pleasure, no matter how little, wrong will be done, no matter how great - if the perpetrator can get away with it. A what better cover can s/he get than the cover of bad law?

Susan L said...

My son had cancer and live 2 whole years after his diagnosis. There are good times after the hard ones! Let them live to get there!!!!