“The majority dreams of a progressive marker, the head of state wants to give himself time”
Emmanuel Macron, Thursday February 16, had initially placed his mandate under the sign of “progressivism”….
Emmanuel Macron, Thursday February 16, had initially placed his mandate under the sign of “progressivism”. LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP
COUNTERPOINT – Emmanuel Macron gave instructions to avoid any interference with the evaluation work on the one hand and the “citizen” reflection on the other.
Pension reform monopolizes political life and obscures all other public debate. However, other projects are following their course. Quietly, but inexorably. This is the case of that of active euthanasia and assisted suicideeuphemised under the generic name of “end of life”.
Chaired by Olivier Falorni, one of the fiercest militants of a “right” to euthanasia, the evaluation mission of the law of February 2, 2016, known as Claeys-Leonetti, met this Thursday for the eighth times and will work until March. In Cese, the Citizens’ Convention is also continuing its work. Announced in September by Emmanuel Macron, it has already held five sessions since December 9, and a sixth opens this Friday. Three other sessions of “restitution of work” will be spread out until March 19.
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Within a month, this long consultation phase will therefore be completed. Then will come the time for political decisions. If two ministers, Agnès Firmin-Le Bodo (health delegate) and Olivier…