08 Sep 2010 There’s no dignity in euthanasia
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Montreal Gazette, Sept 8, 2010: The start this week of “roadshow” hearings by a National Assembly committee on the issue makes this a suitable time to reassert our view that fitting euthanasia into public policy would be the wrong solution, and a dangerous one. The public debate opened last year after the Quebec College of Physicians endorsed euthanasia -the medically-assisted ending of a human life – as appropriate under certain circumstances. A 2009 survey of members of the Quebec Federation of Medical Specialists suggested that euthanasia is already practised in Quebec, although under the legal and ethical radar. Read more
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