Dutch doctors group rejects separate rules concerning euthanasia for "completed life."

Posted March 30, 2017 6:46 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Dutch doctors group rejects separate rules concerning euthanasia for "completed life."

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionLast October we reported that the Dutch government were planning to expand their euthanasia law to include people who are not physically or psychologically suffering but who believe that their “life is complete.”The DutchNews.NL reported that the Dutch doctors association (KNMG) was not in favour of developing a section of the euthanasia law to prescribe lethal drugs for “completed life.” The DutchNews.NL reported:Last October, health minister Edith Schippers and justice minister Ard van de Steur said in a briefing to MPs that ‘elderly’ people with a consistent and well-considered wish to die – whether ill

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