“Italy OKs living wills amid long-running euthanasia debate”
(APnews — December 14, 2017)
Italy’s Senate gave final approval Thursday to a law allowing Italians to write living wills and refuse artificial nutrition and hydration….As soon as the 180-71 vote was tabulated, cheers erupted outside parliament among a small group of right-to-die activists…”Of course, we are still missing the legalization of euthanasia that we’ll propose to the next parliament,” said spokesman Marco Cappato of the right-to-die movement.
“Senate approves living-wills bill”
(ANSA — December 14, 2017)
“Euthanasia is something else. But I’d like there to be a law on that, too…The right-to-die Coscioni Association said “now it’s time to pass a law on euthanasia too.”