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A Belgian chain of pharmacies has put together a killing kit for sale to doctors. For $74, physicians can buy kits filled with doses of lethal drugs. Says a lot about how casual killing can become once the law deems it a good thing in some cases. Also, note how cheap killing can be. Caring for patients so they don’t want euthanasia could cost tens of thousands more—something to keep in mind before we legalize medicalized killing in an era of strained health care budgets.

Belgium has already fallen down the same slippery slope as the Netherlands. Only instead of taking more than two decades to reach the vertical moral cliff, it has taken a few short years. Anyone flirting with supporting assisted suicide, take note.

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