EPC urges Ontario Government to protect Conscience Rights for health professionals.
This article was published by the Catholic Register on July 31, 2018.A petition demanding conscience rights for doctors who oppose assisted suicide is the first move in a multi-pronged strategy to persuade Ontario’s new government to enshrine such rights in law.Petition: Protect Conscience rights for health professionals in Ontario.By the end of July, more than 5,600 signatures had been gathered on an online petition launched earlier in the month by the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC). It is aimed at Christine Elliot, Ontario’s new Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Premier Doug Ford. Its goal is 10,000 signatures. The coalition