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Decisions in France, Belgium Mirror Sharp European Divide Over Euthanasia

A day after Belgian lawmakers approved groundbreaking legislation on child euthanasia, France's highest court deferred a decision on ending the life of a 38-year-old quadriplegic. Two sharply different outcomes reflect a larger euthanasia debate that is dividing Europe. France's highest Court of Cassation chose Friday to seek further medical advice before ruling on ending the life of Vincent Lambert. The 38-year-old quadriplegic has been in a vegetative state since a 2008 car...

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