Netherlands politician pushes to expand euthanasia to people who are "tired of living."

Posted September 3, 2019 12:28 am by Alex Schadenberg

Netherlands politician pushes to expand euthanasia to people who are "tired of living."

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionIn October 2016 I reported that the Dutch government were considering expanding the euthanasia law to include people who are not physically or psychologically suffering but who believe that their “life is complete.”The issue of the “completed life” was not legislated at that time, but now the Dutch media reported that Pia Dijkstra, a D66 parliamentarian, stated that she is planning to introduce “completed life” legislation, next year. The DutchNews.NL reported:The Liberal democratic party is drawing up its own legislation which would make it possible for the elderly who consider their life is at an end

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