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We Need Real Care For People With Disabilities

Alice Wong

Alice Wong lives with a disability that requires at-home medical care. The care she needs is extremely expensive, and if not for GoFundMe donations, she would be institutionalized.

For many in similar situations to Alice, medical care needed is often out of reach, leading people with disabilities to feel that they do not have any options.

Sadly, some in these situations are offered the ever-affordable assisted suicide by their doctors. Unthinkable.

Assisted suicide laws are not a solution to the needs of those with disabilities. Rather, as Alice states, we must work to provide access to care for everyone who needs it so that like Alice, people with disabilities can have a joy-filled life.

Mental Illness is not a Terminal Diagnosis

Mental Illness is not a Terminal Diagnosis Canada announced a delay in the implementation of assisted suicide for people with mental health disabilities. Since this delay, many proponents of and advocates against these laws have spoken up about this decision. Mr. Ashley Geddes wrote an article in the Alberta Times covering some of the reactions

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Life With Dignity

Life With Dignity In our pandemic strained, profit-driven health care system, intractable pain and the fear of unimaginable suffering is not one of the top five reasons surveyed that many of society’s most vulnerable feel driven towards assisted suicide; Loss of autonomy, dignity and the perceived fear of being a burden to family, friends and

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Canada’s Expansion in the World Medical Journal

Canada’s Expansion in the World Medical Journal The World Medical Journal shared a compelling article on the dangerous expansions in Canada’s assisted suicide laws. The article reveals that Canada implemented their expansion to allow assisted suicide for patients with mental illness, and did so with a lack of evidence-based decision making, medical expert input, or

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