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Controversy over Belgian child euthanasia policy

'Belgium legalised the right to euthanasia for adults in 2002. Now the Senate has voted to extend the law to children who are terminally ill, and suffering unbearable physical pain. Supporters believe this would be a logical move. Opponents say it is insanity.'

But if children can make healthcare decisions, and adults in a certain jurisdiction are allowed to opt for euthanasia – can it be logical to not extend this to autonomous children? Or what about younger children who are 'terminally ill and suffering unbearable physical pain’ whose families seek euthanasia?

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