Canada Supreme Court Death With Dignity Ruling Could Spur U.S. Action

February 6, 2015 9:19 PM

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Canada Supreme Court Death With Dignity Ruling Could Spur U.S. Action

The Canadian Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision Friday that will allow physicians to provide life-ending medication to terminally ill patients.

The court ruled in part that banning a right to die in fact “deprives some individuals of life, as it has the effect of forcing some individuals to take their own lives prematurely, for fear that they would be incapable of doing so when they reached the point where suffering was intolerable.”

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