December 11, 2023
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Canada, indeed several Western nations, already have legalized assisted suicide for a variety of reasons, from actually having a terminal illness to feeling sick to feeling poor.

Now it’s about to be expanded so that those who are addicted to drugs can ask to be killed.

The Christian Institute has reported that euthanasia soon could be available to Canadins for those with “substance abuse disorders.”

The report said David Martell, an “addiction medicine provider” who joined a working group on so-called medical assistance in dying (MAID), claimed, “it’s not fair to exclude people from eligibility purely because their mental disorder might either partly or in full be a substance use disorder.”

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Canada authorized doctors to kill patients under some circumstances starting in 2016, but that was for those who are terminally ill. Now the program is expected to be extended to those who have mental health problems.

Martell outlined the idea at a meeting of the Canadian Society for Addiction Medicine, and said the procedure shouldn’t be “pushed” on people.”

The institute noted that Zoë Dodd, of the Toronto Overdose Prevention Society, said MAID is showing more and more its basis in eugenics.

Just this year, a medical journal in Canada said those in “unjust social circumstances,” such as being poor, should not be denied the program.

Already, nearly 45,000 Canadians have been killed through the procedures.

A report at Vice explained the expansion of the program to include those who are addicted is expected to become effective next March.

The requirements include two assessments from health care providers to apply.

The report explained, “Some drug users and harm reduction advocates told VICE News they’re upset the idea of drug users being given access to MAID is even being discussed, as they feel other public health measures, including better access to overdose prevention sites, opioid agonist medications like methadone, a regulated drug supply, housing, and employment are lacking.”

The report said Health Canada claimed assessments are carried out over a period of time and “not during a time of acute emotional distress or crisis.”

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