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Dead wrong on all counts.
Nice of him to point out the law though, it sounds like it actually decreased the number of people who were (illicitly) choosing euthanasia, and made it easier for people to die with their families, at home.

“In the Netherlands, people wear different bracelets if they are elderly. And the bracelet is: ‘Do not euthanize me.’ Because they have voluntary euthanasia in the Netherlands but half of the people who are euthanized — ten percent of all deaths in the Netherlands — half of those people are enthanized involuntarily at hospitals because they are older and sick. And so elderly people in the Netherlands don’t go to the hospital. They go to another country, because they are afraid, because of budget purposes, they will not come out of that hospital if they go in there with sickness.”

— Former senator Rick Santorum, at the American Heartland Forum in Columbia, Missouri, Feb. 3, 2012 ❞
FACT CHECKER | There appears to be not a shred of evidence to back up Santorum’s claims about euthanasia in the Netherlands.
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I would rest much more comfortably if we did have humane euthanasia laws, as it is fear of living beyond my time is why I have a living will.
When have facts ever stopped a politician?
An American presidential candidate increasing the dislike of America before even winning the primaries.
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