Canada is moving forward with the opportunity to administer “assisted dying” for the mentally ill.

This article explains the situation and, as usual, complicates the question in order to confuse people into accepting euthanasia. The usual utilitarian and sentimental argumentation is used. “Many of those who suffer from mental illness are also poor and homeless. They see no hope and long for a lethal and safe alternative.” or “This person is suffering intolerably and only longs to be in control of her final days. Why should we deny her that choice?”

See how the “choice” issue is thrown into the discussion? “Assisted dying” will be the patient’s choice, but it won’t really because their application for “assisted dying” will have to be approved by a panel of “experts”….

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