Colombia stays put

In potted surveys of the progress of euthanasia around the world, Colombia is often mentioned as a country which has embraced the right to die. Not so, in fact. The legislature has never voted for a euthanasia law. This week euthanasia supporters again had a chance and again they failed. As in Montana, the country’s high court had ruled back in 1997 that the right to die was constitutional – but the legislature has never ratified it. Is this another case of judicial activism gone rogue? Read our lead story today.


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