‘Physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer,’ the AMA’s current code reads.
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When it comes to individual doctors, Canadians are less supportive of conscience rights.
The steady figures come as the British Parliament considers the possible legalization of assisted suicide as activists push for the law change and critics warn against making doctor-assisted killing legal.
Canada first legalized assisted suicide in June 2016 for adults suffering from irreversibly deadly illnesses.
Bills are being consider at Westminster and in the Scottish Parliament.
The Catholic presentation at the meeting highlighted the guiding principles for treating the terminally ill.
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Ten states and Washington, D.C., have already legalized assisted suicide across the country and 12 states are considering legislation in 2023.
The guidelines follow prominent news reports that some poor or isolated Canadians are securing medical approval for euthanasia for treatable pain, minor conditions, or fear of homelessness.
Despite living in a state that supports abortion rights, participants at the event expressed hope that they will be able to build on the success that the pro-life movement achieved nationally last year, with the overturning of Roe v. Wade.