Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Dutch Govt: Euthanasia Cases Rose 13 Percent in 2009, Now 2% of All Deaths

Amsterdam, Netherlands (LifeNews.com) -- The Dutch government reported today that the number of reported cases of euthanasia or assisted suicide rose 13 percent in 2009 and now total about two percent of all deaths in the European nation. The news, which already worries pro-life advocates, sparked a further concern with talk of creating a euthanasia "hospital" to facilitate more deaths.

The euthanasia numbers continue to rise and the newly-reported increase follows a 10.5 percent rise in the deaths from 2008-2009. Full story

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