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Levenseindekliniek: The mobile Dutch euthanasia clinic

FIRST the Dutch kill off England, then they roll out the Levenseindekliniek, a mobile euthanasia clinic to kill the old (and their dogs). (Insert joke about popping clogs here.)

Walburg de Jong is a spokeswoman for the Right to Die-NL society. To qualify for a State-sponsored offing, you need to be over 18 – if you;re 17, you need to ask mum or dad:

1. You must face a future of unbearable, interminable suffering.
2. You and your doctor must agree that there is no cure for what ails you.
3. Your doctor must verify both of the above with at least one other independent physician.
4. You must be mentally alert (get off Facebook, please, this is serious) when making your request for euthanasia.
5. Your request must be voluntary and persist over time.
6. Your case must be reported to one of five special commissions, each consisting of a doctor, a jurist, and an ethical expert, who must verify that criteria 1-5 have been observed.

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Posted: 1st, March 2012 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)

Swiss Town Vows To Kill Pet Dogs Unless Owners Pay Tax

TO  Reconvilier, Switzerland (home to 2,245 humans and 280 dogs). Troble looms. The locals are not all paying the $50 dog tax. Local official, one Pierre-Alain Nemitz, says that unless taxes are paid teh dogs will be taken from this place and killed.

Says Nemitz:

“This isn’t about a mass execution of dogs. It’s meant to put pressure on people who don’t cooperate.”

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Posted: 12th, January 2011 | In: Strange But True | Comment