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Canada Allows Doctor-Assisted Dying: But Was the Debate Too Polite?
Mission and Catholic Identity Publications
  • Michael W. Higgins,, Sacred Heart University
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Article
Publication Date
7-18-2016
Abstract
After months of debate, delay, and political maneuvering between the House of Commons and the Senate, the Canadian government on June 17, 2016, received royal assent for Bill C-14, its medical-assistance-in-dying legislation. Canada thus joins Belgium, the Netherlands, and the states of Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Vermont in approving legal procedures for physician-assisted dying.
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Published online July 18, 2016.

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Higgins, Michael W. "Canada Allows Doctor-Assisted Dying: But Was the Debate Too Polite?" Commonweal 18 July 2016. Web. 04 August 2016.