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Portugal may become 4th European country where euthanasia is legal

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The FINANCIAL — Portugal’s parliament voted in favor of allowing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill people. A debate in parliament by lawmakers ended with the approval of all five bills. Before lawmakers voted, hundreds of people outside parliament building protested the measures. Portuguese lawmakers voted Thursday to legalize euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill people amid protests outside the parliament building. The vote may add Portugal to the short list of countries that allow such practices, though the country’s conservative president could veto the legislation, sending it back to parliament. In a similar debate two years ago,…

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Portugal may become 4th European country where euthanasia is legal

4 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Portugal’s parliament voted in favor of allowing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill people. A debate in parliament by lawmakers ended with the approval of all five bills. Before lawmakers voted, hundreds of people outside parliament building protested the measures. Portuguese lawmakers voted Thursday to legalize euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for…