Euthanasia court case (Lamb case) may soon be dropped based on new interpretations of Canada’s euthanasia law.

Posted September 10, 2019 10:30 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Euthanasia court case (Lamb case) may soon be dropped based on new interpretations of Canada’s euthanasia law.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionAlex SchadenbergSoon after the federal government legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada under the phrase Medical Aid in Dying, the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) launched a case on behalf of Julia Lamb, who lives with spinal muscular atrophy, to strike down the provision in the euthanasia law requiring that a person’s “natural death must be reasonably forseeable.”The BCCLA argued that because Lamb’s death was not reasonably forseeable, therefore she did not qualify for MAiD, under the law, and thus the law discriminated against her. EPC had argued during the euthanasia debate that the

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