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Belgium Grants Children Right to Die

Bill allows terminally ill minors to receive life-ending medication with parental approval.
3:00 | 02/13/14

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Belgium is about to become only the third nation in the world to grant children the right to die. Lawmakers in the European country of eleven million overwhelmingly passed the bill today. It allows terminally ill -- to end their lives if they're near death and suffering. Joining the Netherlands and Luxembourg Belgium skiing is expected to sign the bill into law it is opposed by some pediatricians. And -- leading Catholic cleric euthanasia has been legal for adult Belgian since 2002. In the United States assisted suicide is legal only in Oregon and Washington.

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