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"What Macron has done with the end-of-life debate is scandalous": Bernard de La Villardière's rant against the President of the Republic


FIGARO LIVE – Guest Friday of "Buzz TV", the M6 ​​journalist produces a shocking documentary on the end of life and challenges Emmanuel Macron on this important social issue.

Invited to the

“Buzz TV”

set , the indestructible presenter of the

“Exclusive Investigation”

program on M6 produced a shocking documentary entitled “To die is not to kill, an investigation into the heart of the end of life”.

A sort of plea against euthanasia, the documentary did not find a broadcaster.


But we don't despair

 ," says

Bernard de La Villardière


Associated with the Lejeune Foundation, the journalist therefore organizes screenings-debates across France and immediately rants against Emmanuel Macron: "

With this documentary, I wanted to provoke a debate in France to get out of the Parisian camera which the President of the Republic had confined the debate from the start

 ", he says before adding: "

It's his fault because Emmanuel Macron welcomed Line Renaud to the Élysée Palace by making her the alpha and omega of the question of the end of life. , claiming that he had the same vision as her of human dignity and that this would print the next law on the end of life.

It's scandalous !

Because there is nothing more complex than death and the treatment of the end of life


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Bernard de La Villardière's documentary pleads more for palliative care, which he considers "

not numerous enough and under-equipped

 " in France.

Using the example of Belgium, he denounces the abuses that can result from the legalization of euthanasia: “

My documentary is a charge against the euthanasia project.

In Belgium, the law has been in place for 20 years and there are serious abuses.

In this country, you can resort to euthanasia when you are depressed!

But are we lucid when we are depressed?

Suicide is not legalized.

But this euthanasia, for me, is a kind of authorization to commit suicide

 ,” he adds.

The presenter of M6 goes even further by affirming that the problem is above all economic: “

We are very indebted in France, social security too.

In the end, aren't we going to encourage people at the end of life to speed up the process for purely economic reasons?

It will be difficult to find doctors who are candidates to help people die


“The French state no longer commands respect because it is no longer respectable”

Bernard de La Villardiere

Returning to the demonstrations on Thursday and the violence they entailed, Bernard de La Villardière is not tender with the thugs, any more than with the government: "We hear

that these demonstrations of violence are spontaneous, but they are actually organized by the far left

,” he says.


A lot of things make me angry in this country, but I'm not going to break windows or hit the police!

 “According to him, this violence is the result of a failing authority of the French State, for many years already:

“For more than thirty years, there has been a long process of disintegration of the rule of law in France.

The state no longer commands respect because it is no longer respectable.

He does

, concludes the presenter of “Exclusive investigation”.

Source: lefigaro

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