I’ve been thinking and writing a bit on the topic of doctor assisted suicide or euthanasia in Canada lately. I’ve also been waiting for the inevitable evangelical reaction. Not the crazy reaction. that one came out months ago. Alarmists are almost always the first out of the gate. No, I’ve been waiting for the thoughtful, […]
After last year’s Supreme Court ruling, Canada is set to draft and implement new legislation legalizing euthanasia in Canada. This post isn’t to debate the morality or the merit of death with dignity/Doctor assisted suicide. My goal is, rather, to describe how we as church leaders, and members ought to respond to our new shared reality.
Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada released a ruling in a seven year old case from Saguenay, Quebec. The ruling was about a prayer that the Saguenay town council used to open their meetings with. The mayor and council used to open meetings with the Lord’s prayer; the Supreme Court has put a stop to that.