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04.14.2016 – Apr. 14th, 2016 – Breaking News: Assisted Suicide Bill Tabled Today – The Good News, The Bad News & An Important Call to Action

AssistedSuicideUpdateEarlier today the Federal Government tabled Bill C-14 the much anticipated legislation on physician assisted suicide.

The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada summarized the bill in this way, “The legislation would allow euthanasia and assisted suicide for persons who are 18 years or older, with a serious and incurable illness, disease or disability, in an advanced state of irreversible decline and for whom death is reasonably foreseeable.”

There is good news and bad news in this.

THE GOOD NEWS:

The good news is that the legislation did not apply some of the controversial recommendations of the Parliamentary committee such as access to assisted suicide for mature minors. Thank you to all of you who signed up to send postcards and wrote, called or visited your MPs regarding this issue. It is clear your efforts made a difference here….[Click here to read the full article].