How “Medical Aid in Dying” Became the Euphemism of Choice for Assisted Suicide

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When radical policies are proposed, the first step is to change the lexicon to make it seem less extreme, even mundane. Source
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Canadian Disabled Woman Opts for Euthanasia Because She Can’t Get Timely Assistance

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I am hearing about this kind of abandonment much more often since Canada loosened its euthanasia eligibility requirements. Source
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Death Activists Oppose Limits on Virtual Access to Assisted Suicide

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What activists really seek is assisted suicide (and eventually, lethal-injection euthanasia) without meaningful restrictions. Source
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