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The Briefing 02-14-14

1) Facebook now offers 50 gender options, but even that won’t be enough

New Gender Options for Facebook Users, Associated Press (Martha Mendoza)

2) Belgium removes age restrictions, extending euthanasia to children

Belgium Extends Euthanasia Law to Kids, Time (Charlotte McDonald-Gibson)

3) In Sweden children cannot be spanked, and they are taking over families

Is Sweden raising a generation of brats? Wall Street Journal (Jens Hansegard)

4) Answer to prayer: Brain-dead Canadian woman’s son is born

Brain-dead Canadian woman dies after son’s birth, CNN (Paula Newton)