Euthanasia Grows in Deepest Darkest Belgium

Euthanasia was legalized in Belgium in 2002. No doubt most Belgians thought of it as a last resort for very exceptional cases. But only a decade later, at least five people a day are being euthanized in a country of only 11 million. The figure for 2013 rose by 27 percent over 2012. Euthanasia is becoming a normal part of life.

What is it like to live in a society where euthanasia is constantly spreading? Consider a few recent developments.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #31, Winter 2014 Copyright © 2020 Salvo |