Court decision on assisted suicide referrals opens door for other challenges

Posted February 8, 2018 9:43 pm by Editor

Court decision on assisted suicide referrals opens door for other challenges

While doctors who lost their right to practise medicine according to their conscience contemplate a legal appeal, a prominent pro-euthanasia organization suspects faith-based hospitals, nursing homes and hospices may be next to face demands to accommodate euthanasia and assisted suicide.Dying With Dignity, Canada believes an Ontario Divisional Court decision that compels doctors to refer for euthanasia and assisted suicide may become a springboard to court challenges aimed at the conscience rights of institutions which refuse to assist in the death of patients.“It’s really interesting. I think that the question is going to be debated in the coming days and weeks,

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