Dutch Teen Not Euthanized, Died by (Abetted) Self-Starvation

By Wesley J. Smith As reported by Politico Europe, the original story was wrong (leading to a revision from me). Noa Pothoven was not lethally injected. She was allowed –and perhaps helped, if she received palliative care — to starve/dehydrate herself to death. She decided to kill herself after being refused electro-shock therapy, (according to …

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Teenager Euthanized for Post-Rape PTSD, Anorexia

By Wesley J. Smith Euthanasia advocates claim it is “compassion.” But it is really abandonment most foul. A teenager, who was raped by two men when she was 14, will never live to adulthood or overcome the severe depression the attack caused. Instead, she was euthanized as a “treatment” for her anorexia, and severe PTSD. …

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