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  • Canada: Supreme Court says yes to doctor-assisted suicide in specific cases

    Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/supr...ases-1.2947487


    Supreme Court says yes to doctor-assisted suicide in specific cases
    1993 Rodriguez decision ruled against giving terminally ill the right to die
    By Laura Payton, CBC News Posted: Feb 06, 2015 9:53 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 06, 2015 5:48 PM ET


    The Supreme Court of Canada says a law that makes it illegal for anyone to help people end their own lives should be amended to allow doctors to help in specific situations.

    The ruling only applies to competent adults with enduring, intolerable suffering who clearly consent to ending their lives...
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