Friday, November 25, 2011

Canada: People With Disabilities Will Be Pro-Deather Targets

Here's a piece reinforcing what many of us have been saying for years - that the pro-deathers, if they win, will target the most vulnerable first - people with disabilities.
Canada is currently in the midst of a heated euthanasia debate. One of the situations that has brought euthanasia to the forefront is the Carter vs. Attorney General of Canada case. Kay Carter recently ended her own life at an assisted dying association in Switzerland called Dignitas – by law, this is prohibited in Canada.
While euthanasia is currently against the law in Canada, many are concerned that Carter’s case may cause the Canadian government to rule in favor of those who would choose to terminate their own lives.
This is a big deal for the disability community of Canada. more

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