Sometimes, terminal illness diagnoses are mistakes. Acting on a misdiagnosis by choosing the irreversible act of euthanasia or assisted suicide remains a real possibility that proponents of euthanasia must take into consideration.
Many promises preceded the intrusion of the law that legalized euthanasia in Quebec – under the euphemism “medical aid in dying” – into our health system two years ago, on December 10, 2015. Today, we have concrete experience, from right here at home, that allows us to respond to a crucial question: what are the facts after two years?
Many abuses were reported by the Commission in charge of evaluating the application of the law. Yet, the College of Physicians judged that ...