Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 24-Sep-2016 to 30-Sep-2016.
Physician-assisted dying is not really my beat, but with the Supreme Court deadline upon us, I thought it was import that we touch base on where things stand.
Guest post by Stuart Chambers In a recent op-ed, Dr. Rabbi Reuven P. Bulka asserts that acceptance of medical assistance in dying (MAID) leads to societal breakdown. In fact, Rabbi Bulka fears that Canadian society will collapse if it fails to enforce a communally driven moral code, preferably one imbued … Continue reading →
Just days after an Angus Reid Institute poll about Canadian attitudes on assisted dying (the same day my write-up on it concluded), we have information about what might be in the assisted dying legislation the Liberal government is drafting. For those who haven’t been following the issue, here’s a quick … Continue reading →
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 →
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.