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The new Spanish law on euthanasia contested against the Constitutional Court a few days before its entry into force
Author / Source : European Institute of Bioethics Published on : News Temps de lecture : 3 min.
The law recognizes a new right, the right to euthanasia, which, according to the law, consists in the death of a person caused in a direct and intentional manner after the informed, explicit, and repeated request of that person, in a context of suffering caused by an incurable illness and which is conceived by the person as intolerable. The text of the law tries to ground this new right on other constitutional rights, such as the right to life, the right to physical integrity, the right to hum...