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Dutch Lawmaker Wants Assisted Suicide Extended to Elderly Who Have ‘Had Enough’ of Life

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(Christian Today) A Dutch lawmaker is preparing to make a fresh push in parliament to radically extend the Netherlands’ assisted suicide laws to older people who feel they have “had enough” of life.

Pia Dijkstra, a member of the Democrats 66 party, wants to introduce legislation to the Dutch parliament early next year that will extend the option of assisted dying to the elderly, Dutch News reports.

Assisted suicide has been legal in the Netherlands since 2002, making it the first European country to decriminalize the practice.

It was originally intended only for people in “hopeless and unbearable suffering” as a result of a medical condition, with no prospect of further treatment bringing about an improvement.

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El pastor, Frank Almonte es un reconocido comunicador y productor de medios de comunicación cristianos de la ciudad de Nueva York, donde junto con su esposa Rosemary, han estado pastoreando el Centro Cristiano Adonai por más de veinticinco años. Es Doctor en Divinidades de la Universidad Cristiana Logos en Jacksonville, Florida y en Filosofía (PhD) de Texas University of Theology. Es también entrenador y mentor en The John Maxwell University. Su pasión por ensanchar el Reino de Dios lo ha motivado a escribir varios libros, entre ellos, Gobierno Apostólico y Riquezas de las Naciones.