Disability rights leaders decry doctor who urged mother to approve euthanasia for her adult daughter with disabilities.

Posted July 29, 2017 2:27 am by Alex Schadenberg

Disability rights leaders decry doctor who urged mother to approve euthanasia for her adult daughter with disabilities.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.Candice with her mother.Disability rights leaders and the Newfoundland government Minister responsible for disability issues are speaking out against the recent complaint by Sheila Elson after a doctor had urged her to approve assisted death for her 25-year-old daughter, Candice, with multiple disabilities.Mother upset after doctor urged her to approve assisted suicide for her daughter with disabilities.Toujours Vivant-Not Dead Yet Press Release: Disability Rights Activists Decry Newfoundland doctors suicide suggestion.Peter Cowan, reporting for CBC News Newfoundland interviewed Emily Christy the head of the Newfoundland Coalition of Persons with Disabilities, who stated:”I was shocked and terrified that this

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