Canadian Psychiatrists: It’s okay to euthanize mentally ill patients

lifenews.com/2020/03/17/canadian-psychiatrists-its-okay-to-euthanize-mentally-ill-patients/International Wesley Smith Mar 17, 2020 | 6:58PM Ottawa, Canada


Dedicated psychiatrists are often the only defense between patients with serious mental illness and suicide. But legalizing euthanasia shifts thinking 180 degrees because suicide has been redefined as health care and a right. Hence, protections — such as barring administered death to the mentally ill — soon come to be seen as obstacles.

That has happened in Canada, where the government is erasing its weak provision that death must be “reasonably foreseeable” requirement to qualify for killing. Once that provision is repealed, psychiatric conditions diagnosed “irremediable” could qualify for death. Tor read more https:https://www.lifenews.com/2020/03/17/canadian-psychiatrists-its-okay-to-euthanize-mentally-ill-patients/

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