Category Archives: Euthanasia

No duty to refer for euthanasia or assisted suicide

Maurice Vellacott, Member of Parliament  for Saskatoon-Wanuskewin issued a press release on January 8 concerning physician referrals and conscientious objection. Mr. Vellacott wrote in anticipation of the Supreme Court decision possibly striking down the prohibition on euthanasia and assisted suicide. … Continue reading

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Protecting freedom of conscience and religion for physicians

Our submission to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario regarding its draft Policy on Professional Obligations and Human Rights follows: Action Life is a non-denominational  educational pro-life organization promoting respect for human life from conception to natural death. … Continue reading

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Protecting physicians from coercion

The Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons in the provinces of Ontario and Saskatchewan have introduced draft policies which if passed would require physicians to refer for services to which they object even if doing so would violate their conscience. We … Continue reading

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Euthanasia of newborns with disabilities

As mentioned by Andrew Coyne, Canadian professor Udo Schuklenk advances that with parental consent, the euthanasia of newborns with disabilities can be justified in some cases. Sadly, this practice is already occurring in Holland and Belgium. In a seven year … Continue reading

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Sliding down the slippery slope of euthanasia

A letter writer to the Ottawa Citizen approved of Steven Fletcher’s bills which would legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia. Many persons with disabilities fear and reject these practices. The Council of Canadians with Disabilities has spoken out against Mr. Fletcher’s bills. Whether … Continue reading

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Beware euthanasia and assisted suicide

Sharing photo from Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Senate Bill S-225 based on Member of Parliament Steven Fletcher’s bills would legalize both assisted suicide and euthanasia. It would permit euthanasia by lethal injection and assisted suicide by lethal prescription. Many persons with … Continue reading

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Euthanasia

The legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide would fundamentally alter the role of physicians and could adversely affect the doctor patient relationship. Many physicians oppose euthanasia and assisted suicide. They do not wish to be involved in killing patients by … Continue reading

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An open letter to Canadians from the Physicians’ Alliance against Euthanasia

Open Letter from http://collectifmedecins.org/en/open-letter/ Open Letter to the Canadian People on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Dear fellow Canadians, On Wednesday October 15th the Supreme Court of Canada will hear the appeal in the Carter case. It will decide whether the Criminal … Continue reading

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Euthanasia Bill 52 is lethal

A press release from Life Canada: Pro-euthanasia legislation in Quebec guts the soul of medicine June 6, 2014 For Immediate Release Ottawa, ON – Quebec has voted to legalize euthanasia in the province under the guise of “medical aid in … Continue reading

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Caring not Killing!

Euthanasia and assisted suicide are the end of all care.  Euthanasia and assisted suicide are not “medical aid in dying”  but medical killing. In a letter to the Montreal Gazette dated April 23, 2014, Dr. Balfour Mount, the founder of … Continue reading

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