Belgian Woman, 24, Wins Right To End Own Life By Assisted Suicide- Even Though She Is Physically Healthy

Same Difference

Regular readers know my personal views on assisted dying. This case really scares me in terms of what it means for assisted suicide laws- anywhere in the world.

However, I also wonder why, if she is physically healthy, she can’t end her life herself, if her wish to do so is so strong.

A 24-year-old healthy girl has won the right to end her life by assisted suicide because she claims to have had suicidal thoughts since childhood.

The woman, known only as Laura, does not have any life-threatening illnesses but has still been told by authorities that she can voluntarily die.

 She is apparently the result of an unplanned pregnancy and had a troubled early upbringing and told doctors: “Life, that’s not for me.”

Laura later moved in with her grandparents in her native Belgium who provided her with “security, peace and structure” but despite that she just does…

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