PBS NewsHour

The right to die in Belgium: Inside its euthanasia laws

Clip: 01/15/2015 | 11m 18s

With the most liberal laws in the world governing physician-assisted suicide, surveys in Belgium show overwhelming support for its legality. Doctors say euthanasia gives terminally ill patients experiencing constant and unbearable suffering a practical and humane way to die peacefully. But even in a country with far-reaching acceptance, controversy still remains.

Aired: 01/15/15

Rating: NR

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