Monday, November 14, 2011

More On The Canadian Assisted Suicide Court Case

Here's more on the Canadian assisted case heard today.
Assisted-suicide case begins with deceased man’s affidavit seeking a dignified death
Gloria Taylor is one of five plaintiffs that have joined a lawsuit launched by the BC Civil Liberties Association that asks the B.C. Supreme Court to declare Canada's euthanasia laws unconstitutional. Taylor suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease.
Grace Fenker says she is bitter that her husband, suffering from ALS, was never granted his wish for a medically-assisted death when he passed away last month.
The B.C. woman’s affidavit regarding her husband, Peter Fenker, was read into court Monday at the start of a constitutional challenge to Canada’s assisted-suicide law.
In the affidavit filed in B.C. Supreme Court and read out by the plaintiffs’ lawyer Joe Arvay, Grace Fenker says her husband spent his last four and a half days in the hospital. more

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