Why was a woman with disabilities urged to accept assisted death, instead of assistance to live?

Posted August 15, 2017 5:01 am by Alex Schadenberg

Why was a woman with disabilities urged to accept assisted death, instead of assistance to live?

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionCarmela Hutchison who is the President of the DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN) Canada), an executive member of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities and a mental health advocate, wonders why a woman with disabilities, such as herself, was urged to die by assisted death, rather than offered assistance to live, in her article that was published by Rabble on August 1. This is what Hutchison wrote:People with disabilities and their caregivers are at risk for being made to say yes to medical assistance in dying when they don’t want to. On July 24, 2017, CBC

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