Daily Archives: February 7, 2015

Recommended Reading: “Assisted Dying Coming to Canada”

by | February 7, 2015

In his guest post for Canadian Atheist, Eric MacDonald says while there are a number of very positive responses to the decision, the reader will be regaled by many who are predicting disaster when the law comes into force. In his “initial thoughts” on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on assisted dying in Canada,… Read more »

Rex Murphy’s Cogent Commentary on the Anti-Vaccine Movement

by | February 7, 2015

Rex Murphy has annoyed and disappointed me in the past with his anti-atheist remarks, but recently, he made some very cogent comments about the anti-vaccine movement. I appreciate his calling out of the survival of those, who refuse to vaccinate, as contingent upon the rest of us who do and reliant upon the benefits of… Read more »

Canadians Have a Right to Die

by | February 7, 2015

Guest Post by Eric MacDonald In its ruling, handed down on Friday, 6th February 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that those who are suffering from intolerable and irremediable suffering have a right to receive assistance to die. While not striking down the assisted suicide provisions of the Criminal Code, which would still govern… Read more »