November 25, 2019

Canadian Government to Expand Already Loose Euthanasia Law

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Credit: Alex Guibord / Flickr
A recent Canadian Press report stated that, under the pressure of pro-euthanasia lobbyists, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will comply with a court ruling that the government cannot restrict euthanasia people who are near death.

Furthermore, the lobby is urging the Canadian government to allow euthanasia to occur in cases when the patient is incapable of providing consent for lethal injection.

It is argued that the move to open euthanasia to those who are not dying is legislation from the courts since a liberal government chose not to appeal the decision. There are reports that the law was already abused, with three reports of euthanasia deaths related to hip fractures.

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