Socialists and Greens call for euthanasia legislation
15 January in Luxembourg, Socialist (LSAP) and Greens representatives presented
a joint draft bill that would radically change Luxembourg law on euthanasia.
The proposed bill includes legislation that would absolve doctors from prosecution
if they assist in the death of terminally ill patients.
the law, an independent commission would be set up to decide on the wishes
of the patient and determine whether a request for euthanasia from a physician
has been made with a clear mind and full understanding of the consequences.