This brief responds to issues raised by Québec’s Bill 11: should the word “neuromotor” be included to modify “disability,” should eligibility for euthanasia be extended to disabled adolescents and newborns, and should people who lose capacity to consent when euthanasia is administered be able to obtain MAiD via advance request.
Exclusion by the numbers: Analysis of the Report of the Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying (AMAD)
The AMAD committee showed a pro-euthanasia bias from the outset, and did not intend to perform an honest and fulsome evaluation of the impact of medical assistance in dying as implemented.
Select Committee on the Evolution of the Act Respecting End-of-life Care
Toujours Vivant-Not Dead Yet (TVNDY) is submitting testimony to the Select Committee on the Evolution of the Act Respecting End-of-life Care to express our grave concerns over the proposed expansion of eligibility for euthanasia in Québec.
The Problem and Politics of “Vulnerability”
women, people with disabilities, children and elders are singled out for discrimination, and their physical attributes contribute to their vulnerability as well.