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Euthanasia Law In the Netherlands

Geraldine Coughlan reports that a bill voted up in the Dutch Senate today has made euthanasia legal in the Netherlands -- the first country in the world to legalize this complex issue. A system of rules and regulations is being set up, and legal euthanizations will begin in the summer.

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