French parliament readies new end-of-life legislation

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Draft law moves a step closer to euthanasia by giving right to 'deep and ongoing sedation' until death for terminally-ill patients who request it.

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French parliament will debate from January a draft law that would move a step closer to euthanasia by allowing a right to "deep and ongoing sedation" until death for terminally ill patients who request it, President François Hollande said, reports Reuters.