The pro-death spin is really heating up in Canada.
Editorial: Law forbids a dignified end for some
Though suicide was decriminalized in 1972, counselling or assisting the act is still illegal in Canada, a fact that damns every resurgence of intelligent debate on euthanasia to an unjust end.
Ironically, that's the same fate for many Canadians who would choose to hasten a peaceful, civilized death rather than suffer pain for an extended period or exist only with the aid of medicine and machinery, living lives suddenly devoid of the dignity, independence and quality that had been their hallmarks. more