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Dutch Probe ‘Appalling’ Euthanasia of Dementia Patient

(AP) — In a rare series of moves, Dutch authorities are investigating whether doctors may have committed crimes in five euthanasia cases, including the deaths of two women with advanced Alzheimer’s disease.

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Child Euthanised In Belgium For First Time

Brussels (AFP) – A terminally ill 17-year-old has become the first minor to be euthanised in Belgium since age restrictions on such mercy killings in the country were lifted in 2014, it was learned Saturday. “The euthanasia has taken place,”

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Goats Killed After Herd Wanders onto CA Highway

Over a dozen goats were killed on a highway in Riverside County after a herd of about 250 wandered away from a nearby field and were struck by cars after midnight on Friday.

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Bay Area Doctor Opens Euthanasia Business

A Bay Area medical practitioner is opening up his own euthanasia practice, taking advantage of this Thursday’s implementation of California’s new physician-assisted suicide law.

Diabetes insulin injection (Reed Saxon / Associated Press)

Archbishop: No Equivalence Between Abortion And Other Social Justice Issues

The archbishop went on to explain that while nearly all Catholic dioceses in the United States – including his own – spend far more time and talent on providing social services to the poor rather than on opposing abortion, the fact remains that “children need to survive the womb before they can have needs like food, shelter, immigration counseling and good health care.”

Archibishop of Philadelphia Charles Joseph Chaput attends a news conference at the Vatican