I am a physician and I want to give my support
We are an alliance of physicians against euthanasia and assisted suicide who see any law allowing doctors to intentionally end the life of their patients as contrary to the goals of medicine and the good of our patients, especially the most vulnerable and those who cannot speak for themselves.
The question of euthanasia matters to all physicians, regardless of their specialty or area of practice.
The Declaration is our defining document.
I am a concerned citizen
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UNITED STATES: American Psychiatric Association takes historic stand on assisted suicide and euthanasia:
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has taken a formal stance against euthanasia saying, “…a psychiatris...
Patients at the end of life should receive diligent and competent care to relieve their pain and suffering. The physician has the obligation to use all the means available to achieve this end.–Le manifeste
We are more than 660 physicians to have signed a declaration stating we will refuse to participate in those acts of killing, and several hundred more will join us once they realise the threat is real.–Dr. Marc Beauchamp MD FRCSC
I think it would be a disastrous mistake to legalize euthanasia in Quebec and Canada.–Dr. Balfour Mount
Dr. Casteur speaks about euthanasia in Belgium
After over ten years of legal euthanasia in Belgium, Dr. Georges Caster gives an update and compares the situation in Belgium with the situation in Québec (video in French).