Spanish officials: Euthanasia, which has claimed 180 lives, has made country more ‘decent’

Spain’s Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, made an announcement last week that 180 people have died by euthanasia since the country legalized the practice one year ago.

“These are 180 people who we have helped to die with dignity,” Darias said at an event commemorating the one-year anniversary. She also added her belief that the legalization of assisted suicide has helped Spanish society become “more humane, more just, and more decent.”

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