Universality in Euthanasia Cases in Canada

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Universality in Euthanasia Cases in Canada
As advances in modern medicine continue to prolong life and the average age of the human population continues to increase, the questions of whether and how a person can morally and legally choose to end her own life becomes ever more pressing. The issue of euthanasia has been making headlines for decades and has become a volatile issue of social discourse, as religious leaders, doctors, scientists, and philosophers have all propounded differing positions. The number and variety of different stances with respect to euthanasia likely rivals the number of commentators who feel compelled to share their opinions about it. At present the law in Canada takes a hard-line stance against euthanasia,...
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