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Doctors euthanize Belgian twins who said they could not bear the thought of going blind

Posted by Joseph on 15 January, 2013

Identical twins have been killed by Belgian doctors in a unique case under the country’s euthanasia laws. The 45-year-old brothers from the Antwerp region were born deaf and sought euthanasia after finding out that they would soon go blind. They told doctors that they were unable to bear the thought of not being able to see each other again. The twins, who have not been named but have been pictured on Belgian television, had spent their entire lives together, sharing a flat and working as cobblers. Belgium’s Het Laatste Nieuws newspaper reported on the weekend that doctors at Brussels University…

If these twins were killed just for fear of going blind, then how long will it be before anyone can be killed for any reason what so ever?

more at : http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/01/13/doctors-euthanize-belgian-twins-who-said-they-could-not-bear-the-thought-of-going-blind/

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