From: The Stream

Canada overturns ban on doctor-assisted suicides

Supreme Court ruling reversing two-decade law hailed by #DyingWithDignity activists.

The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down a law prohibiting assisted suicide, a move that was mostly celebrated online. The unanimous decision on Friday will allow terminally ill patients to request doctor assistance in ending their lives. 

Declaring the ban on doctor-assisted suicide “unconstitutional”, the judges said: