All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. - Psalm 139:16

Netherlands 2016 Euthanasia Deaths Increase by Another 10 Percent

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director - Euthanasia Prevention Coalition
NRL News Today - April 17, 2017

The Dutch News reported that the number of reported assisted deaths increased by 10% in 2016–with 6,091 reported assisted deaths, representing 4% of all deaths in the Netherlands–up from 5,561 reported assisted deaths in 2015.

 

Since 2006, there has been an overall 317% increase in assisted death in the Netherlands.

Every five years the Netherlands conducts a major study on euthanasia. The 2010 study that was published in the Lancet in July 2012 indicated that 23% of all assisted deaths were unreported in the Netherlands.

If this trend continued, in 2016there may have been 1,400 unreported assisted deaths.

Full article at NRL News Today


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