Assisted Suicide And Canadian Law



Canada still has not come to a decision on the need for legalizing
euthanasia or assisted suicide. A woman named Sue Rodriguez brought it out into
open to become one of Canada's famous court debates. In February of 1994, she
ended her life with the assistance of her doctor. She suffered from a terminal
illness called ALS (a.k.a. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's
disease). The disease progressively worsens until it robs the individual of all
their abilities (like walking, control of body movement, swallowing and
breathing) until they are totally dependent on mechanical devices to survive.
Before she ended her life, she brought the debate over assisted suicide
and the right ...

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it. Later I will discuss the role of the social
worker in regards to assisted suicide and the health care ...

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Added: 3/2/2005 08:31:45 AM
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