Rapist Will be Euthanized So He Doesn’t Have to Spend Life in Prison

International   Wesley J. Smith   Sep 15, 2014   |   6:05PM    Brussels, Belgium

You just can’t make this stuff up.

Belgium is opposed to capital punishment.

deathpenaltyBelgium allows widespread euthanasia.

A rapist/murderer–who once would have been subject to execution–now wants to die.

He isn’t sick but wants euthanasia because he doesn’t want to spend life in prison.

The Belgian judiciary said, “Sure!”

So, a doctor will lethally inject a prisoner, but it won’t be considered capital punishment.

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Cruel and unusual death with dignity strikes again!

LifeNews.com Note: Wesley J. Smith, J.D., is a special consultant to the Center for Bioethics and Culture and a bioethics attorney who blogs at Human Exeptionalism.