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Belgium passes law to allow euthanasia for small children

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Belgian legislators voted to make their country the world's first to allow euthanasia for small children, despite vigorous opposition from the Catholic church and all main religious groups.

"We are saddened and fearful for the future after this vote to extend euthanasia to children without any age limit," said the Catholic bishops' conference.

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