Canadian Medical Association Softens Stance on Assisted Suicide

August 20, 2014 (Globe and Mail) - The Canadian Medical Association, which has a long-standing policy saying doctors should not participate in euthanasia or assisted suicide, is substantially softening its stance.

Delegates to the organization's general council decided Tuesday that the CMA now "supports the right of all physicians, within the bounds of existing legislation, to follow their conscience when deciding whether to provide medical aid in dying." CONTINUE

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