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Quebec MDs rekindle euthanasia debate

 

September 29, 2009 | Daniel Kanis

By Marianne White, Canwest News Service, September 24, 2009: QUEBEC — A group of Quebec doctors are adamantly opposed to their college of physicians’ upcoming proposal to legalize a form of euthanasia — something they liken to a “right to kill.” In an open letter sent to the Quebec media, the doctors warn against legislation that would give them the right to decide who gets to live and who gets to die. “Killing would then become a therapeutic possibility for the medical profession,” wrote Andre Bourque, a Montreal doctor leading the charge against the college of physicians’ policy to be tabled this fall. [Continue reading this article here.]

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