Monday, April 11, 2011

British Columbia Group Seeks Constitutional "Right" To Assisted Suicide

We'll see more of this - the pro-deathers challenging laws against assisted sucide as a constitutional rights issue - in this case in Canada. Coming soon to a country near you . . .
B.C. group trying to legalize assisted suicide files constitutional challenge
A B.C. group fighting to legalize assisted suicide has filed a constitutional challenge in B.C. Supreme Court.
The directors of the Farewell Foundation for the Right to Die are challenging a section of the Criminal Code which makes aiding and abetting suicide an offence punishable by up to 14 years in prison.
The group argues that the Charter infringes on people’s freedom to choose how they want to die by punishing those who help them end their lives. more

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