Sunday, March 18, 2012

Good: There's Still Opposition To Euthanasia In Belgium

Here’s some welcome and public opposition to euthanasia in Belgium. We need much more of this.
Ten years after Belgian euthanasia law, opposition simmers
Against all odds, one 16-year-old Belgian teenager is still alive.
Tikvah Roosemont was born with about half a brain. Doctors predicted she would likely die before birth, during birth or shortly after. They advised her parents to abort her in the seventh month of gestation.
Lionel Roosemont, a professional guide to battlefield sites from World War I, said he and his wife wanted to give his daughter a chance to live and refused to abort her. Today Tikvah is not deaf, lame, blind or dead. more

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