Tag: Euthanasia

The former Prime Minister of the Netherlands and his wife underwent euthanasia

The former Prime Minister of the Netherlands and his wife underwent euthanasia

Dries van Agt, Christian Democratic Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1977 to 1982, died by euthanasia while “hand in hand” with his wife. They were both 93 years old. This news was made public on Friday by the Rights Forum, an organization founded by a politician concerned with human rights. According to reports, the […]

Marco Cappato: “We will not stop legal euthanasia”

Marco Cappato: “We will not stop legal euthanasia”

In Veneto, there was only one vote short of approving the bill submitted by the Luca Coscioni Association, which would give local health authorities a maximum of 27 days to respond to patients with irreversible pathologies who request from public health access to treatment in case of voluntary death. . A vote that led to […]

The centre-right remains divided and end-of-life legislation fails to pass in Veneto

The centre-right remains divided and end-of-life legislation fails to pass in Veneto

The popular attempt law on medically assisted suicide is not passed in Veneto. The vote on the law proposed by the ‘Coscioni’ association failed to pass the first two of the 5 general articles, which require a simple majority yes. The latter in particular is the ‘fundamental’ clause of the law; President Roberto Ciambetti suggested […]

Britain: Following the death of Indi Gregory, bishops appeal to protect the lives of terminally ill children

Britain: Following the death of Indi Gregory, bishops appeal to protect the lives of terminally ill children

Following the death of eight-month-old Indi Gregory, the bishops of England and Wales stressed the need to give greater importance to the voices of parents of terminally ill children. A joint statement on the issue was issued by the Bishop of Nottingham, Patrick McKinney, and Bishop John Sherrington, responsible for pro-life affairs in the local […]

Against the wishes of the parents, the doctors disconnected the child from the equipment

Against the wishes of the parents, the doctors disconnected the child from the equipment

Eight-month-old girl Indi Gregory was taken off life support. This happened against the wishes of her parents, who wanted to take her to Italy for treatment. Indi Gregory suffers from a rare disease that affects cell mitochondria. As a result, her muscles do not develop and the girl remains dependent on medical equipment. Doctors in […]

The child would be euthanized. The Italians will try to save them

The child would be euthanized. The Italians will try to save them

Italians are trying to prevent a British baby from being disconnected from medical equipment. It is about the life of the only eight-month-old girl Indi Gregory. Yesterday, at an extraordinary meeting, the Italian Council of Ministers granted Italian citizenship to an eight-month-old British girl, Indi Gregory. With this step, the Italians want to make it […]

She asks for palliative care, nurses suffocate her with a pillow

She asks for palliative care, nurses suffocate her with a pillow

She had requested palliative sedation to end her suffering from terminal cancer. But something went wrong when the lethal drug was administered, and the medical team that followed him through the last weeks of his life decided to suffocate him with a pillow. This is the accusation brought against a doctor and two nurses by […]

Green light for euthanasia in Europe’s most Catholic country

Green light for euthanasia in Europe’s most Catholic country

Portugal decriminalized euthanasia and became the sixth country in Europe to allow it. An election that conservative president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was “forced” to adopt, thanks to the work of parliamentarians from the left majority led by prime minister Antonio Costa. Polls, which clearly showed that the majority of Portuguese favored the right to […]

Netherlands, euthanasia also arrives for children from 1 to 12 years old: government approves

Netherlands, euthanasia also arrives for children from 1 to 12 years old: government approves

The Netherlands will extend the right to die to children between 1 and 12 years old. The green light came from the government, which explained that the new rules will apply to children aged 1 to 12 who are suffering unbearably from a deadly disease, have no hope of improvement and for whom palliative care […]

The Netherlands will also allow euthanasia for incurable children

The Netherlands will also allow euthanasia for incurable children

The Netherlands has decided to allow children of all ages to undergo euthanasia if they are terminally ill and hopeless. The government said the new rules would apply to an estimated group of around 5-10 children a year, who suffer excruciatingly from their illness, have no hope of recovery, and palliative care is unable to […]