The CCRL submits to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) that Interim Guidance on Physician-Assisted Death document violates a doctor’s Charter right to freedom of conscience and religion
January 13, 2016
RE: CPSO Interim Guidance on Physician-Assisted Death
The Catholic Civil Rights League (CCRL) is pleased to provide this submission to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) regarding the draft CPSO Interim Guidance on Physician-Assisted Death document.
The CCRL has strongly opposed all forms of assisted suicide and euthanasia. We agree with the Joint Statement of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) and other religious leaders (October 28, 2015):
The sanctity of human life is a foundational principle of Canadian society. It has both individual and communal import: it undergirds the