Is Child Euthanasia Next in Canada?

Posted December 3, 2018 1:13 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Is Child Euthanasia Next in Canada?

Canada legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide in June 2016 under the term Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID).Download the petition to the House of Commons opposing child euthanasia. (Petition Link)In December 2016, the federal government announced that the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) would research and provide recommendations in December 2018 concerning the expansion of euthanasia in three areas: Mature minors (child euthanasia), People who are incompetent but previously requested MAID, and For psychological suffering alone. This pamphlet concerns the issue of child euthanasia. (Pamphlet Link).In September 2018, the Journal of Medical Ethics published a paper titled, “Medical Assistance in Dying at a paediatric

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