Knesset rejects euthanasia law proposal

In a preliminary reading, the Knesset has rejected a law proposal that would have allowed terminally ill patients to take drugs that would cause them to die.


NK Chaim Oron (Meretz), who initiated the law titled 'Death by Prescription,' proposed that a dying patient who is able and of legal age should receive, upon request, a prescription for a lethal dose of a sedative. Only 16 MKs voted for the law, while 48 voted against it. (Roni Sofer)


פרסום ראשון: 01.19.11, 13:51