Dutch doctors oppose euthanasia for dementia.

Posted February 10, 2017 6:28 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Dutch doctors oppose euthanasia for dementia.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe NL Times reported today that 220 doctors in the Netherlands sponsored an ad to oppose euthanasia for people with advanced dementia.The article by Janene Pieters published in the NL Times today, states that:A group of 220 Dutch doctors took out an advertisement in NRC on Friday to show that they are against granting euthanasia to advanced dementia patients. The doctors believe it’s wrong to give euthanasia based on a statement which the patient can no longer confirm. “Our moral reluctance to end the life of a defenseless human being is too big”, the ad

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