Death Doctors in the Netherlands Euthanizing Couples, Mentally Ill, and Children

Editor’s Note: The intentional use of specific words is often meant to sanitize their meaning and desensitize the hearers.

Case in point: Death Doctors in the Netherlands release a yearly report with the country’s euthanasia statistics. In the government sponsored report specific words aim to convey the normality of medical-profession sponsored murder.

In the following article written at Evolution News, please note the sterilized and cognitively-detached use of the words:

  • Patient eradication
  • Terminal sedation
  • Induced
  • Children…put down

Joint suicides by elderly couples used to be considered a tragedy. In the Netherlands, doctors killing elderly couples together is considered a medical treatment. (Belgium too, and at least once in Canada.)

Last year there were nine such killings in the country. Details were not available on most, but one involved a husband dying of cancer. His wife had MS. She asked to die with him because she would be unable to live independently and didn’t want to be cared for by strangers.

The Dutch believe that transparency is more important than right and wrong. So, they allow a continually expanding euthanasia license — but are careful to make sure they report later on what death doctors are doing. Hence, the government publishes a yearly, coldly statistical report about how many of their citizens were killed by doctors and why.

The 2018 numbers are alarming:

  • 6,126 deaths caused by euthanasia or assisted suicide — down 7 percent from last year’s toll — but when you consider other forms of patient eradication, such as terminal sedation (putting in a coma until the patient dehydrates to death), about 25 percent of deaths in the Netherlands are “induced.”

Continue reading here.

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Wesley J. Smith and originally published at Evolution News. Title changed by P&P.]



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