Survey on the Parliamentary Committee’s Physician-Assisted Dying recommendations, part 2: what the survey respondents got wrong

In Part 1, I covered the recommendations of the federal Parliament’s Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying (PDAM) that the respondents of an Angus Reid Institute survey mostly agreed with. Now I’m going to talk about the main issue they disagreed with, and why the survey respondents are wrong. PDAM … Continue reading

Survey on the Parliamentary Committee’s Physician-Assisted Dying recommendations, part 1: what the survey respondents got right

On February 25th, the federal Parliament’s Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying (PDAM), established following the 2015 Supreme Court ruling striking down the ban on physician-assisted dying, released its first report.

Failure to Understand

Lately, I have been seething with frustration about religious people’s failure to accept simple concepts or grasp the idea of individual rights when their religion tells them those concepts and those rights are against their religion. In his article, “Religious Opponents of Assisted Dying Ignore Earthly Realities,” Dr. David Amies, … Continue reading

Physician Assisted Dying in Canada

In this January 4, 2016 Legion of Reason video, the Supreme Irreverend Doctor Randy Tyson discusses the history of the fight to recognize the right to die in Canada, common arguments against physician-assisted death and where the next battleground is likely to be. At @19:20 Tyson provides an example of … Continue reading

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