Naming the Complexities of Medical Assistance in Dying with Daniel Hayward
Rev. Bri-anne sits down with Rev. Daniel Hayward as they discuss disability justice, the United Church of Canada’s statements on Medical Assistance in Dying, and some thoughts about balancing the rights of the individual against the welfare of the collective.
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Read by Landon Hammet of South Carolina, from a trade show in Chicago.
RELEVANT LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE
- United Church of Canada's Statements on Medical Assistance in Dying
- The Rooster Crows Podcast from Lawrence Park Community Church
Woman with chemical sensitivities chose medically-assisted death after failed bid to get better housing – CTV News: April 13, 2022
How poverty, not pain, is driving Canadians with disabilities to consider medically-assisted death – Global News: October 8, 2022
Ethics of medically-assisted death questioned as some turn to it as an alternative to poverty – CityTV: October 14, 2022
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