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Belgium euthanized three children ages 9, 11, and 17

When Belgium extended euthanasia to children in February 2014 by eliminating the age limit for lethal injection, we had hoped that no child would die in this manner. The first official child euthanasia in Belgium was reported in September 2016.
The 2017 Belgian euthanasia data shows that the number of euthanasia deaths continues to increase, euthanasia deaths for conditions related to aging have skyrocketed, and three children have died by euthanasia.

A recent report has provided more information about the child euthanasia deaths in Belgium. Charles Lane reported in The Washington Post that the 17-year-old was living with muscular dystrophy, the nine-year-old had a brain tumor, and the 11-year-old had cystic fibrosis. Lane reported:

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