Monday, August 15, 2022

Canada’s New Euthanasia Laws Carry Upsetting Nazi-Era Echoes, Warns Expert


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Canada’s extremely lenient euthanasia laws, which are due to be extended next year, to include people with mental health conditions and potentially minors, have been slammed as a reminder to The Nazis Treated People With Disabilities by a leading academic in the field.

In one articles published by Associated Press last week, Tim Stanton, director of the Canadian Institute for Inclusion and Citizenship at the University of British Columbia, said the country’s uniquely permissible euthanasia law was “the greatest existential threat to people with disabilities since the Nazis’ program in Germany in the 1930s.” “

The AP article additionally details the story of 61-year-old Alan Nichols, who had a history of hearing loss and depression and, according to Nichols’ brother, was illegally “deathed” by the Canadian state in 2019. .

Although Nichols’ family cited a pathetic lack of oversight and gross negligence on the part of the medical professionals who treated him, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, in cooperation with the British Columbia Health Ministry, declined to bring any criminal charges to the fore.

Nevertheless, the episode concerning the upcoming expansion of laws governing euthanasia in Canada in 2023 raises serious questions.  (more...)

Canada’s New Euthanasia Laws Carry Upsetting Nazi-Era Echoes, Warns Expert

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