Protesters in Brussels, Belgium, march on Feb. 2 against a proposed law that would allow terminally ill kids to choose euthanasia.
February 12, 2014 Belgium already allows doctor-assisted death for adults, and a bill that looks set for approval this week would allow terminally ill kids under 18 to make the same choice. But some lawmakers and the Catholic Church are strongly opposed.
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Tony Nicklinson's wife, Jane, wipes his tears as he learns that a court has denied him the right to medically assisted suicide on Aug. 16, 2012.
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August 22, 2012 Tony Nicklinson dies after losing right to die case in Britain. He was profoundly disabled and needed a doctor's help to carry it out. He was denied. He refused food last week and contracted pneumonia, and passed away today.
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