'Disturbing': Experts troubled by Canada’s euthanasia laws


Experts see Canada's euthanasia laws as a threat to the disabled Alan Nichols had a history of depression and other medical issues but none were life threatening The 61 year old Canadian was hospitalized in 2019 over fears he might be suicidal He felt that he was more of a nuisance to the staff there and that he was just easier just to go And not be a bother to anybody His daughter Aaron Smith says within a month nickel submitted a request to be euthanized and he was killed Only one health condition was listed as a reason for his request to die hearing loss Canada arguably has the world's most permissive euthanasia rules Family physician DACA Ramona coelho says death is being offered as a way out The system is being applied so liberally and so easily in such a short time period that people are dying who would have recovered with greater care and resources to live Canada is set to expand euthanasia access next year I'm Ed Donahue

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