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State-sponsored suicide is on the rise in the Netherlands

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State-sponsored suicide is on the rise in the Netherlands

VERBATIM: The government says 2020 saw a nine percent increase in the number of people submitting to euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide in the European nation — which has some of the most liberal laws governing those practices. Nearly 7,000 people took their own life with the help of the Dutch government last year. A growing number of those people suffered from psychological ailments, now that the state has extended eligibility beyond those with terminal diseases. Michael Harrington, SRN News.

 

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