Assisted dying: Canada’s sinister experiment

Why the ‘right to die’ is an affront to humanity.

Topics Polemics World

Justin Trudeau’s Canada has taken a truly sinister turn. Over the past decade, it has become a pioneer in what is euphemistically called ‘assisted dying’, whereby the state helps people to end their lives. At first, it was offered only to the terminally ill, people for whom death was imminent. But in the space of just a few years, it was being offered to poor, disabled and desperate people, unable to access the healthcare or resources needed to live a decent life. Rather than tackle the health and economic challenges Canadian society is facing, the government is effectively offering an early death as a solution to life’s ills. In our latest video polemic, Lauren Smith argues that Canada offers a warning to the world. When a society enshrines the ‘right to die’, it sets itself on a very dark path.

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