FRENCH politicians have unveiled proposals for a bill that would allow doctors to put terminally ill patients into a deep sleep until they die, reviving the divisive end-of-life debate.
The bill would also make “living wills” – drafted by people who do not want to be kept alive artificially when they are too ill to decide – legally binding on doctors rather than merely consultative as they are now.
Euthanasia is illegal in France, but François Hollande pledged in his 2012 presidential campaign to look into an issue that divides a country where heart-wrenching end-of-life stories continue to make headlines.
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