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Naysayers who claim to be speaking up for the disabled on assisted dying bill are missing the point

By Ron Posno      

MAiD and C-7 are not measures of personal failure. They are final choices for people who suffer intolerably and have had enough of life and its difficulties. They want their right to choose and access a death with purpose and dignity. MAiD is not perfect and nor is C-7, but C-7 should be passed now.

Justice Minister David Lametti, pictured at a Hill press conference on Sept. 15, 2020, is responsible for the federal assisted dying legislation.

LONDON, ONT.—There is a heated debate going on here in Canada about medical assistance in dying (MAiD) because of the changes proposed in Bill C-7, a bill that currently sits with the Senate for review. Several articles have been published in the past few weeks on the wishes and the failures for the disabled but have failed to countenance the reality. I would like to present another position on the issue.

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