Uruguay’s Lacalle “in favor of considering” bill to legalize euthanasia

President Luis Lacalle Pou said that he is "in favor of studying" the bill to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide for terminally ill patients, presented by a legislator in early 2020.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "It is a very delicate issue, one that I address in terms of my own life and not the life of others, what I would want for me personally. It is a matter of philosophical debate. In principle, I am in favor of considering it," he said Sunday (14) at a press conference in Salto, where he traveled to watch an inclusive soccer tournament.

The bill was one of the first to be presented in this legislature and is still under review in the Chamber of Deputies' Health Committee.

In August 2020, a survey by Equipos . . .

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