Matt Vallière Responds to New York Times Article
The New York Times shared an article titled “Is Choosing Death Too Easy in Canada?” on September 18th, 2022.
Executive Director of the Patients’ Rights Action Fund, Matt Vallière, wrote a letter to the editor responding to this article.
“When care is denied or even merely delayed by budget-strapped public programs or greedy U.S. for-profit insurers, while assisted suicide is available, it sounds a lot less like choice and more like coercion and a quiet form of eugenics…”
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